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Maratha empire: Shivrai Paisa

Started by Overlord, July 12, 2008, 11:15:29 AM

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Overlord

Obverse "Chhatra" & "Pati" in two lines (the latter is mostly off the flan)


Reverse (Shri) (R)aja (Shiv) (the portion in brackets is off the flan)

Rangnath

Overlord, did you aquire a scale yet?
Any idea of the weight of this coin?  And the size?
How do we know it is a 1/2 paisa and not a whole paisa?
richie

Overlord

Quote from: Rangnath on July 12, 2008, 08:40:24 PM
How do we know it is a 1/2 paisa and not a whole paisa?
richie
'Cause Stone Cold said so... ;D

I don't know the exact weight; may be around 8 grams. The 1/2 Paisa coins I found on the net, such as this one are around 8-9 grams. However, after reading your earlier thread I'm not too sure if this would be a 1/2 Paisa.