Sikh Coinage of Jind

The coinage of Jind state was based on the coins prevalent in the Cis-Sutlej region, i.e. in the name of Ahmed Shah Durrani, this despite the fact that Raja Gajpat Singh was given the right to issue coins by the Mughal emperor Shah Alam II. The only difference is the differently spelt mint-name Sarhind, instead of Sahrind as on the other coins.

The known coinage of Jind, shows an unbroken sequence which is a proof of a regular working mint which struck coins of controlled weight and fineness. The state also struck nazarana’s during celebrations like coronation’s and the last known coin is the one issued during the golden jubilee celebrations of Maharaja Ranbir Singh in VS1993, this coin is machine struck and even gold mohurs were struck during this festival.

 

Gajpat Singh

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Bhag Singh

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Sangat Singh

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Coronation Nazarana rupee of Maharaja Sarup Singh – Date VS1893

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Circulation rupee struck from Coronation nazarana rupee dies of Maharaja Sarup Singh – Date VS1893

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Circulation rupee of Maharaja Sarup Singh

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Circulation Rupee struck, from a coronation Nazarana Die of Maharaja Ranbir Singh – VS1944

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Nazarana rupee of Maharaja Ranbir Singh, struck during the Golden Jubilee celebrations, VS1993

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Nazarana mohur of Maharaja Ranbir Singh, struck during the Golden Jubilee celebrations, VS1993

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Fateh Singh

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Raghubir Singh

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