Copper Half-Anna Of Indore

21 Aug 2018  Tue

Indore was a Princely State during the British rule in India. Currently, it is located in Indian states of Madhya Pradesh. Indore was a Part of Holkar State ruled by Holkar Dynasty.

The Holkars were one of the most popular royalties in the history of India. The Holkars belong to the Dangar clan of Maharashtra. The Holkar dynasty was established by Malhar Rao who worked under the Peshwa of Maratha in 1721 CE. Later on, he was promoted to the post of Subedar.

This copperHalf-Anna was issued from Indore in the name of Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II weighs around 15.2g. The obverse of the coin is inscribed with name and title of Shah Alam II. The reverse of the coin is inscribed with the mint name with Jhar.

Image Courtesy: Todywalla Auction