Saturday, February 13, 2010

Madurai Nayaks - Sri Vee Ra Type #1 - Siva & Parvati Seated


REVERSE: "Sri Vee Ra"

This script is Type#1.
There are other known variants in the script.

Coins have been found throughout Madurai with "Sri Vee Ra" written on the Reverse with a variety of different images on the Obverse. These coins are all mostly copper with some found in brass. Over 100 varieties are known with some being very common and some being extremely rare. The coins date between 1529 - 1732 AD

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