Copper 1 Takka coin issued by Ram Singh for the Bundi Princely State
Hammered coinage struck in the period 1862 to 1869 AD
In the name of Queen Victoria

Obverse Description

Legend (mostly off flan) [VIC / T]OR[IA / Q]UEE[N / 1]86[?]

Reverse Description

Legend in Negari (mostly off flan or not struck up; full translation from Catalogue of the Coins in the Indian Museum Calcutta , Vol.III, p.229: Ram Singh, Lord of Bundi, worshipper of Rangesa)

Edge Description



The tops of the numerals 86 from the date can be seen. Coins of this type were first struck with the date 1862, the earliest date therefore for this coin. 1869 is the latest date for this piece, but production continued until 1899.

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