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King Chikka Devaraja Wodeyar – 1 Kasu

King Chikka Devaraja Wodeyar issued 1 Kasu hand-struck coins each year of his reign (1673-1704) indicating the completion of one year of his rule. The Kannada numeral 1 was struck on the coin in the year 1674. In 1675 he issued a coin with the numeral 2 (in Kannada) indicating that he completed the second year of his rule in the Indian state of Mysore and so on.

In total he struck 31 coins (1704 AD being his last year of reign). Each coin had an unique Kannada numerals on it, starting from 1 & ending with 31.

Two coins 32 & 33 was issued after the king’s death by his queen consort (regent) in the year 1705 & 1706.

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