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was the currency of the State of Travancore
Kingdom of Travancore was a former Hindu feudal kingdom and Indian Princely State with its capital at Padmanabhapuram or Trivandrum ruled by the Travancore Royal Family. The Kingdom of Travancore comprised most of modern day southern Kerala, Kanyakumari district, and the southernmost parts of...
. Unlike the Indian rupee
The Indian rupee is the official currency of the Republic of India. The issuance of the currency is controlled by the Reserve Bank of India....
issued by the British, the rupee of Travancore was subdivided into 7 fanam
, each of 4 chukram
or 64 cash
. The Travancore currency was issued until 1949 before being replaced by the Indian rupee.