Indian Princely State - Partabgarh ( Pratapgarh ) Silver One Rupee, Very Fine Condition In the name of the Shah Alam II King Sawant Singh Year : 1199 AH Frozen dt AH 1199/ Yr 29. The meaning of Yr. 29 is the 29th Regnal year of Sawant Singh, 1804 and were struck until ca. 1823. (see Scan). Silver, 19-20mm, 10.70g Extremely Rare The rulers of Partabgarh,a state located in northwest India, the maharwals, were Sisodia Rajputs who are believed to have migrated in 1553 from Mewar, where their ancestors once ruled. Arriving in the area they seized control from the local Bhil chieftains but it was not until the early 18th century that Partabgarh town as founded by Maharwal Partab Singh. Partabgarh was tributary to Holkar until 1818 when, with the collapse of the Maratha States, the state came under British protection. The state was then managed through the Rajputana agency until, in April 1948, it was merged into Rajasthan.
India princely State - Cambay Hussain Yaffar Khan AH 1257-1297/ 1841-1880 AD Copper Rectangle Thick Falus Khanbayat Mint, In the Name of Shah Alam II XSCARCE Coin Obv. : c/m - Persian 'Shah' on irregular Planchets Copper : approx 11.45 gms Very Rare Coin Cambay (Khanbayat) Although of very ancient origins as a port, located at the head of the Gulf of Cambay in West India, Cambay did not come into existance as a separate state until about 1730 AD after the breakdown of Mughal Authority in Delhi. The Nawabs of Cambay traced their ancestry to Momin Khan II, the last of the Muslim Governors of Gujarat. The state came under British control after two decades of Maratha rule.