1 Paisa coin, issued by Nawab Iftikar Khan of the Jaora Princely State, India.
Machine struck copper coinage struck at the Jaora mint in 1896 AD
At the centre, a flag; at left, the date 1313 (AH), at right a legend in Persian script; around above , a legend in Hindi; below, the date 1953 (VS).
At the centre, a legend in Persian script; around, H.H. THE NAWAB OF JAORA 1896.
The edge is plain.
This coin was part was the last issue of coins for Jaora. It was struck at the beginning of the reign of Nawab Iftikar Khan bringing to an end the series begun by his father in 1893. The coin bears the date in three systems.
Donation from Eric Wodak, 24/1/1983
Type of item
6.54 g (Weight)
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2006. Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900., 631 Pages