1 Fanam, Mysore, Kanthirava Wodeyar (1638-1662 AD) – tezbid

1 Fanam, Mysore, Kanthirava Wodeyar (1638-1662 AD)

  • Rs. 3,000.00

1 Fanam gold coin of the Kingdom of Mysore, minted during the reign of Kanthirava Narasaraja Wodeyar (1638-1662 AD). The obverse has the seated figure of Lord Narasimha, the obverse has part of the ruler's name in Devanagari script. The Kingdom of Mysore was founded in 1399, became a Princely State and a part of the British Empire in 1799 and ultimately merged into the Indian Union in 1947. The state was founded and ruled for most of its existence by the Wodeyar family. 

Weight: 0.38 grams (approx)

Diameter: 5 mm (approx)

This is one of the smallest coins to be used for general circulation. 

This is a rare coin. Read more about it here

Coins are part of a lot. These are hand struck coins, and no two coins will be identical. The coins are over 350 years old, and will have some wear and tear.