1 Fanam, Gold, Thanjavur Marathas, – tezbid

1 Fanam, Gold, Thanjavur Marathas,

  • Rs. 2,200.00

Gold 1 Fanam coin issued by the Kingdom of Thanjavur (Tanjore) Marathas, a Maratha kingdom from 17-19th centuries in the South. The Kingdom was established by Venkoji, half brother of Shivaji in 1675, and came under British protection around 1799, and was annexed by the East India Company in 1855 when the last ruler died without a heir. 

These coins have an image (part) of Goddess Kali on the obverse. 

Weight: 0.37 grams (approx)

This is one of the smallest coins to be used in general circulation anywhere. Coins are part of a lot. These are hand struck coins and no two coins will be identical.