Princely State Kishangarh

2019-06-04 Tue

Kishangarh was the Princely State of India during British rule in India. This state is named after its founder Jodhpur prince Kishan Singh who founded this state in the year 1609. Prior to Kishan Singh, this state was also ruled by Maharaja Samokhan Singh, a distant relative of Kishan Singh’s family and grandfather of Naubat Khan. This Princely State came under British dominance by the treaty which was concluded in the year 1818 and later it became the part of state Rajasthan in the year 1948 CE.

State Kishangarh is a trade center for cotton fabrics and agricultural produce, this state also connected to Ajmer and Jaipur with roads and railways. Apart from cotton fabrics and agricultural products this state also produces Soap, woolen carpets and shawls. Hand-loom weaving, cloth dyeing, and precious-stone cutting are local cottage industries. Marble quarrying and cutting are also important to the local economy.

This silver quarter rupee was issued from Princely State Kishangarh, it was issued by the king Yajna Narayana. The obverse of this coin is inscribed with the name of King George V with Jhar Symbol. The reverse of this coin is inscribed with a mint name.

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