Copper Falus coin issued by Sheodan Singh for the Alwar Princely State, India
Struck in 1865 at the Rajgarh mint

Obverse Description

Persian legend (some off flan), around at left the date 1865 in Persian numerals (Translation from KM: The Exhalted Queen at the seat of the realm England)

Reverse Description

Persian legend (some off flan) (Translation from KM: Maharaja di-raj Maharao Singh Bahadur)

Edge Description



In 1803 the State of Alwar signed a treaty with the East India Company. Their copper coins from the Rajgarth mint refer to Queen Victoria on their obverse. Rajgarh was the capital city of the State in the 19th century.

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