Silver Rupee, Udaipur, Alamgir II, Bhilwara – tezbid

Silver Rupee, Udaipur, Alamgir II, Bhilwara

  • Rs. 1,200.00

Silver 1 Rupee coin of Mewar Princely State, with the name of Mughal Emperor Alamgir II. The sprig (herb) on the obverse of the coin is the mint mark of Udaipur. These coins were issued from 1760-1850 AD. 

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. 

This is an EXTREMELY RARE coin, with a rarity score of 90 on Numista. Read more here

Weight: 11 grams (approx)

Diameter: 20 mm (approx)

These coins are part of a lot. The coin you get may not be the coin in the picture, but will be a coin in similar condition. These are hand struck coins, over 200 years old - so there will be some wear and tear on them, and no two coins will be identical.