थख’नस्रि - A necklace (Thakansri)
Summary:A necklace worn by women made of one big coin and 62 small 4 annas coins (taka/rupee)
The necklace is made of one big coin and 62 small 4 annas coins. Necklace used by women made 62 smaller coins (suki, 4 annas, taka, thaka, Rupee) and one bigger coin at the closing mechanism connected by a string. At the side of the coins are fixed small rings to put the string through. The coins are smaller coins: ¼ Rupee. Bigger e.g.: ½ Rupee. It is possible to read the years of many of the coins, e.g., 1912, 1915, 1918, and the ½ Rupee at the closing mechanism 1922. Possibly a mix of nickel and silver. Length 51cm.
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