2 Paisa coin, issued by Nawab Muhammad Ismail of the Jaora Princely State, India.
Machine struck copper coinage struck at the Jaora mint in 1893 AD
At the centre, a flag; at left, the date 1310 (AH), at right a legend in Persian script; around above , a legend in Hindi; below, the date 1950 (VS).
At the centre, a legend in Persian script; around, H.H. THE NAWAB OF JAORA .1893. (AD)
The edge is plain.
This coin was part was the first issue of machine struck coins for Jaora. The coin bears the date in three systems.
Donation from Eric Wodak, 24/1/1983
Type of item
13.42 g (Weight)
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2006. Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900., 631 Pages