Nepal One Mohar Coin Pendants, Silver, Set of Three, Shah Dynasty 1881-1911, 16.4 Grams
NEPAL -SHAH DYNASTY - King of Nepal, Prithvi Bir Bikram - Gorkha Kingdom, from 1881 until 1911, Silver One Mohar Coins.
These are three very old - authentic - high grade silver Nepal One Mohar Coin pendants with a decorative bale added.
Below is the dating of Nepal coins from Standard catalogue of World Coins:
The Saka Era (SE). The "Saka Era", also known as the Shalivahana Saka era was adopted by Indian Government as the Indian national calendar. Its year zero begins near the vernal equinox of the year 78 AD.
To convert from the Saka era to AD, take the Saka date which is on the One Mohar Coin and add 78 years to equal = the AD date.
Listing Photo No. 1 the coin dates from Left to Right:
1827 (SE) - 1905 AD
1804 (SE) - 1882 AD
1831 (SE) - 1909 AD
These have a beautiful mandala design on the front with an eight - petaled Lotus in the outside circle, a auspicious Buddhist emblem. The Nepal Mohar is also inscribed with name and title of the different issuing kings in Nepali.
Within each petal on the front is the following Devanagari letters:
"Shree, Shree, Shree, Gorkhanath"
श्री श्री श्री गो र ख ना थ
The inner circle has the letters "Shree, 3, Bhavani"
श्री ३ भ वा नी
On the reverse side is the lettering, the name of the King and the date of the coin.
"Shree, Shree, Shree Prithvi Bir Bikram"
श्री श्री श्री पृथ्वी वी र वि क्र म साहदे व
Height: 3 cm (1 1/4") including Bale Width:
2.6 cm (1 ")
Bale: 3cm (1/8")
Each Weights approx. 5.6 Grams = 16.4 Grams (0.580 oz.)
Material: High Grade Silver 92.5% approx.