Jaipur 1948/27 nazarana rupee
This specimen was lot 2159 in Stephen Album sale 27 (Santa Rosa, CA, January 2017), where it sold for $188. The catalog description noted, "JAIPUR: Man Singh II, 1922-1949, AR nazarana rupee, Sawai Jaipur, 1948 year 27. Citing George VI on obverse, superb strike, About Unc, RR, ex Paul Stevens Collection." The SCWC lists this type for years 20 thru 28. By 1950, the government of India had stripped all the princes of their sovereignty and the princely coinage ended.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: silver, 27-38 mm diameter, this specimen 11.36 g.
Catalog reference: KM-196.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Album, Stephen, Joseph Lang, Paul Montz, Michael Barry and Norman Douglas Nicol, Auction 27, featuring the Dr. Paul Stevens Collection of Indian Coins, Part VI, Santa Rosa, CA: Stephen Album Rare Coins, Inc., 2016.