Anantaraya 1 fanams – Karthika Thirunal Rama Varma Gold Coin
Design evolved from kaliyan fanams of South east India.
Chuckram within a large crescent above vishnupadam (feet of Lord Vishnu) that is represented by two curved lines and 10 pellets,for the toes.
Twelve pellets within a curve considered as the 12 Rasi or the signs of the zodiac
– Karthika Thirunal Rama Varma (1758 – 1798) was also known as Dharma Raja or The Just King
|Country||Kingdom of Travancore
(Indian states and kingdoms)
|Type||Standard circulation coin|
|Value||1 fanams (2/7)|