Silver Rupee, Udaipur, Alamgir II – tezbid

Silver Rupee, Udaipur, Alamgir II

  • Rs. 1,200.00

Silver rupee of the Princely State of Udaipur, minted in the name of Mughal emperor Alamgir II. These coins were issued from 1760-1767 AD. The mint mark of Mewar, a leaf (jhar) can be seen on the obverse. 

The kingdom of Mewar was the most energetic among Rajputs in resisting Islamic invasions. It capital, Chittorgarh, fell to invaders thrice, last in  1568 AD to Akbar when Udai Singh was the ruler. His son Pratap Singh is better known as Maharana Pratap. Mewar/Udaipur finally merged into the Indian union in 1948. 

Weight: 11 grams (approx)

Diameter: 19 mm (approx)

This is a VERY RARE coin, with a numista rarity score of 86. Read more about this coin here

Coins are part of a lot. The coin that you get will be one of the coins in the third picture. These are hand struck coins over 200 years old - so there will be some variation as well as wear and tear.