The Wodeyars of Mysore issued a number of copper coins in various denominations. The obverse of this copper coin issued by Krishna Raja Wodeyar depicts a caparisoned elephant with the Kanarese numeral one. On the reverse a three-line Kanarese legend and the lettering “5 Cash” – denoting the denomination, but has worn off.
TitleKrishna Raja Wodeyar, Copper, 5 Cash, Type III
Period1810-1868 C.E. (AH 1225-1285)
ReverseKanarese and probably Brahmi legend denoting denomination.