Viraraya Fanam

Viraraya Fanam -  obverseViraraya Fanam -  reverse

© Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Issuer Kingdom of Travancore (Hindu Dynasties)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1881
Value 1 Fanam (1/7)
Currency Rupee (1729-1947)
Composition Gold
Weight 0.41 g
Diameter 9 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 39364
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References KM# 30
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.

Obverse

Stylized lion

Reverse

Stylized boar

Edge

Plain

Comments

Though the Viraraya fanams (KM29 silver and KM30 gold) are listed under Travancore they were issued by rulers in Ceylon. They were probably found in Travancore because they are close to each other geographically and coins might have been used in trade.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1881)  $ 28 $ 38 Malabar Era 1058

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