Tirumalaraya, Vijayanagara Empire, Copper Jital

This is a rare copper coin with the denomination of jital issued under the reign of Tirumalaraya of the Vijayanagara Empire. He was the first king of the Empire from the Aravidu dynasty and this coin is of immense historical value. On the obverse side the coin features the official emblem of the Empire featuring… Read more »

Krishnadevaraya, Vijayanagara Empire, Copper Jital

This is a copper coin issued by Krishnadevaraya of the Vijayanagara Empire – the third ruler of the Tuluva dynasty that ruled the region in the early 16th century. On the obverse of the coin is the image of a bull, an animal that symbolised strength and virility and a common motif in the coins of… Read more »