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Coin - 1 Paisa, Jaora, India, 1896 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 23572

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
Statement Of Significance:
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.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Eric Wodak - Numismatics, 1983
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 26 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 6.54 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: India - Jaora
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Princely States
DateEra: 1896 AD
Denomination: 1 Paisa
Obverse Description: 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).
Reverse Description: At the centre, a legend in Persian script; around, H.H. THE NAWAB OF JAORA 1896.
Edge Description: The edge is plain.
Shape: round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Jaora, India, 1896
References: KM#10
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006, 631 Pages

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