1 Rupee - Rajesvara Simha

1 Rupee - Rajesvara Simha -  obverse1 Rupee - Rajesvara Simha -  reverse

© Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Country Kingdom of Assam (North-Eastern Dynasties)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1674-1690 (1752-1768)
Calendar Nepal - Saka era
Value 1 Rupee (1)
Currency Rupee
Composition Silver
Weight 11.25 g
Diameter 23.85 mm
Shape Octagonal (8-sided)
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 69151
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 134
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Winged lion facing left at bottom
Legend in Assamese (Asamiya):"Sri sri swarga / deva sri rajeshva / ra simha nripasya /saka 1690

Lettering: ১৬৯০

Translation: God of heaven, King Rajesvara Simha, Saka era 1690

Reverse

Legend in Assamese:"Sri sri hara / gauri charana ka / mala makaranda / madhu karasya"

Translation: A bee on the nectar of the lotus at the feet of Goddess Maheswari

Edge

Plain

Comments

Type I - Bengali alphabet. Weight varies: 10.70-11.60 grams.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1674 (1752) 
1675 (1753) 
1676 (1754) 
1677 (1755) 
1678 (1756) 
1679 (1757) 
1680 (1758) 
1681 (1759) 
1682 (1760) 
1683 (1761) 
1684 (1762) 
1685 (1763) 
1686 (1764) 
1687 (1765) 
1688 (1766) 
1689 (1767) 
1690 (1768) 

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