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INDIA-PRINCELY STATE JUNAGADH ONE DOKDO COIN
COUNTRY: INDIA, DENOMINATION: 1 DOKDO, COMPOSITION: COPPER, WEIGHT: 3.5 GRAM, SIZE: 19.48MM, MINT: JUNAGADH
OBVERSE: PERSO-ARABIC"EK PAISA JUNAGARH RIYAASAT, REV.INC:INT: DEVNAGRI"SHRI SORATH SARKAR"
DATE: 1907 (VS 1964)
JUNAGADH: A state located in the Kathiawar peninsula of western India was originally a patty Rajput kingdom until Conquered by the sultan of Ahmadabad in 1472. It became a mughal dependency under the Emperor Akbar,administered by the Ahmadabad subah. In 1735 when the empire began to disintegrate, a Mughal officer and military adventure, sher khan Babi, expelled the Mughal Governor and asserted his independence. From that time until Indian independence his descendents Ruled the state as nawabs. In 1947 the nawab of Junagadh tried to accede to the new nation of Pakistan but the Hindu majority in the state objected and Junagadh was absorbed by the republic of India. Junagadh first entered into treaty relations with the British in 1807 and maintained a close and friendly association with the Raj. In 1924 this relationship was formalized when junagadh was placed under an agent to the governor general in the western India states. In 1935 the state comprised 3,337 square Miles with a population of 545,152, four-fifths of