JODHPUR Antique 1 Takka “Takhat Singh” AD-1843-73 Thick Rare (2198)


Princely state of Jodhpur
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1900-1930 (1843-1873)
Calendar Vikram Samvat
Value (1⁄32)
Currency Rupee (1751-1945)
Composition Copper
Weight 21.54 g
Diameter 22.06 mm
Thickness 7.07 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 77063
References KM# 72

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1 Takka – Takhat Singh AH1259-1290 / VS1900-1930 / 1843-1873AD

Lettering: Victoria

The rulers of the Indian princely state of Jodhpur were of an ancient dynasty established in the 8th century. However, the dynasty’s fortunes were made by Rao Jodha, first of the rulers of the Rathore dynasty in Jodhpur in 1459. The state was incorporated into the Mughal Empire during the reign of the Emperor Akbar. During the late 17th century it was under the strict control of the Emperor Aurangzeb, but the ruling house of Rathore was allowed to remain semi-autonomous in their territory. The British had no role in the state’s affairs until the 1830s, when the Raja at that time, Man Singh, entered into a subsidiary alliance, after which the Rajas of Marwar (or Jodhpur) continued as rulers of a princely state. Their reign continued until Hanwant Singh acceded his state to the new Dominion of India following Indian independence in 1947.

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