JUMKHUNDEE. A steel die stamp for the Chief of Jumkhundee


A circular steel die stamp engraved with the ruler’s monogram in an oval surrounded by the lettering [in reverse of course] RAMCHANDER RAO APPA CHIEF OF JUMKHUNDEE. The town of Jumkhundee [later written Jamkhandi] was a small state in the Bombay Presidemncy some 70 miles east of Kolhapur. An unusual item to come across. The item measures 45mm in diameter.