• 2 Paisa 1893-1894, KM# 12, Jaora, Muhammad Ismail
  • 2 Paisa 1893-1894, KM# 12, Jaora, Muhammad Ismail
Description

Jaora State was a 13 gun-salute princely state of the British Raj. It was part of the Malwa Agency. It was divided into four tehsils, Jaora, Barauda, Tal, and Barkhera. The chief crops were millets, cotton, maize and opium.

Nawab Mahommed Ismail (r. 1865-1895), was the Nawab of Jaora in India and an honorary major in the British army.

This coin was a part of the first issue of machine struck coins for Jaora and bears the date in three systems.

Obverse

Jaora's Flag and Urdu script "Yek Paisa" and date 1310AH inside a circle, with Hindi script "Government of Jaora" above and date VS1950 below.

सरकार जावरा
١٣١٠
१९५०

Reverse

Inside a circle, a legend in Urdu within a rayed double circle "Struck at Government of Jaora", surrounded by a legend in English above and AD1893 date below.

H.H.THE NAWAB OF JAORA
1893

Edge
Characteristics
Material Copper
Weight 19.375 g
Diameter 31 mm
Thickness 2.9 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mint
Jaora Mint

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