1 Cash - Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma

1 Cash - Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma -  obverse1 Cash - Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma -  reverse

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Features

Country Kingdom of Travancore (Hindu Dynasties)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1005 (1830)
Calendar India - Kollam era
Value 1 Cash (1/448)
Currency Rupee (1729-1947)
Composition Copper
Weight 0.65 g
Diameter 8 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 71980
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 14
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

Conch Shell (shanka) in circle, surrounded by beads

Reverse

Shiva Lingam flanked by sprays in circle, surrounded by beads, date below

Lettering: ൧൦൦൫

Translation: (Malayalam Era date) 1005

Edge

Plain

Comments

- Swathi Tirunaḷ‍ Rama Varma (Malayalam: സ്വാതി തിരുനാള്‍ രാമവർമ്മ) was the Maharaja of the Kingdom of Travancore, British India from 1813- 1846.
     Predecessor: Gowri Lakshmi Bayi
     Regent: Gowri Parvati Bayi (1815–1829)
     Successor: Uthram Thirunal
     Born: 16 April 1813, Travancore
     Died: 27 December 1846 (aged 33), Travancore
     Regnal name: H. H. Sree Padmanabhadasa Vanchipala Sree Ramavarma Kulasekhara Kiritapati Manney Sultan Maharajah Raja Ramaraja Bahadur, Shamsher Jang, Maharajah of Travancore
     Dynasty: Kulasekhara, Venad Swaroopam
      Father: Changanassery Lakshmipuram Palace's Raja Raja Varma Valiya Koyi Thampuran
      Mother: Gowri Lakshmi Bayi
      Religion: Hinduism
- The Malayalam calendar was started in 825 AD, making the date on this coin 1005+825 = 1830 AD
- Shiva Lingam on reverse (see image)
                                                                             
- Variety ( Conch to left - see image below)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1005 (1830) 

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