During the rebellion of 1857, Birjis Qadar briefly claimed the navab-ship, and minted coins

Source: http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=46075&IsEnlarged=1
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"Awadh. Brijis Qadr, Nawab. Time of the Great Mutiny 1857-1858. AV Ashrafi (19mm,10.68 gm). Fictitious date AH 1229, regnal year 26. Legend with date / Legend with regnal year and fish."


Another example of his coinage

Source: http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=69497&IsEnlarged=1
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"Awadh. Brijis Qadr. 1857-1858. AR Rupee (21mm, 11.14 gm, 8h). The Great Mutiny. Legend with fictitious AH date 1229 / Legend with fictitious regnal year 26, and 'silverfish'."






"The Princes of Oude and suite--from a photograph by Mayall," from the Illustrated London News, 1857; click on either half of the image for a very large scan

Source: ebay, Dec. 2010

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