|Issuer||Princely state of Mysore (India - Princely states)|
|Type||Standard circulation coin|
|Value||5 Cash (1⁄192)|
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William D. Craig; 1976. Coins of the World, 1750-1850 (3rd edition). Western Publishing, Racine, Wisconsin, United States.
Legend in Kannada 'Sri' flanked by sun and moon
Stylized lion left, date below
Legend in Urdu ' Krishna, zarb Mahisur'. Denomination in English to the left
5, struck in Mysore
- Krishnaraja Wadiyar III, was the ruling Maharaja of the princely state of Mysore in India. Also known as Mummadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar, he belonged to the Wadiyar dynasty and ruled his state for nearly seventy years, from 30 June 1799 to 19 October 1831. He is known for his contribution and patronage to different arts and music during his reign. He was succeeded by his adopted son, Chamarajendra Wadiyar X.
Reign: 30 June 1799 – 19 October 1831 (Under British Rule), 1831 – 1868 (Titular monarchy)
Coronation: 30 June 1799, Royal Palace, Mysore
Predecessor: Chamaraja Wadiyar VIII 1772–1776 (Under Hyder Ali), under Tipu Sultan1782 – 1799
Successor: Chamarajendra Wadiyar X
Born: 14 July 1794, Royal Palace@ Srirangapatna (now extinct)
Died: 27 March 1868, Royal Palace, Mysore
Issue: Chamarajendra Wodeyar X (adopted)
House: Wadiyar dynasty
Father: Chamaraja Wadiyar IX
Mother: Maharani Kempa Nanja Ammani Avaru
- Note: Struck at the Bangalore subsidiary mint facility
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