Author Topic: Gwalior state , Mint Isagarh, INO Muhammad Akbar 2nd, Jankoji rao II , Rare coin , unpublished  (Read 103 times)

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Offline sarwar khan

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The town isagarh is situated in what was formerly the southern part of the main gwalior territory , Its orginal name was Ondila or Unda and it belonged to a tribe called Akirs until about 1808 when it was taken by Durjan lal khichi of Raghugarh who made it his Capital and renamed it bahadurgarh .In 1811 AD the town was captured by the sindhia by his general Jean Filose during course of his campaign against the khichis.He gave the town its new christian name isagarh ( Fort of jesus ) किला - ए - ईसा.

Details about the coin :-
Mint - Isagarh किला - ए - ईसा.
INO Muhammad Akabar II
Denomination - Paisa,
Rarity - Rare
Condition - very fine
Weight - 12.3 gram
Three petal flower and "जा" Ja in nagri which means Jankoji Rao II sindhia (1805 1843)!
Retrograde legend on both sides

Currently a Isagarh is a Town in Isagarh Tehsil in Ashoknagar District of Madhya Pradesh State, India. It belongs to Gwalior Division . It is located 38 KM towards North from District head quarters Ashoknagar.

Muhammad Sarwar khan
Madhya pradesh

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Offline Oesho

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My question is on which grounds is this paisa is attributed to Isagarh? All coins of Isagarh show a canon. The left side image is depicted up-side-down (The 'Ji' will show inverted). The leaf mark is somewhat strange for this mint.