⅓ Pavali - Krishnaraja Wadiyar III

⅓ Pavali - Krishnaraja Wadiyar III -  obverse⅓ Pavali - Krishnaraja Wadiyar III -  reverse

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Country Princely state of Mysore
(Indian states and kingdoms)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1799-1810
Value 1/12 Rupee (1/12)
Currency Rupee (1793-1848)
Composition Silver
Weight 0.92 g
Diameter 8 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References C# 200
Coins of the World, 1750-1850
by William D. Craig
(Whitman Publishing)


Dancing figure of Bal Krishna with a butter ball in his hand (wrongly described by KM catalog as dancing Chamundi).


Kannada legend in three lines

Lettering: ಮಯಿಲಿ ಹಣ

Translation: Mayili Hana




Ruler: Mummadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar, he belonged to the Wadiyar dynasty and ruled his state for nearly seventy years, from 30 June 1799 to 27 March 1868. Till he was 16 years old, Mysore was administered by Dewan Purnaiah in his name.
Weight varies between 0.89 to 0.96 grams.

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