Old coins of Nepal- King Tribhuvan
Tribhuwan Bir Bikram Shah (Nepali: त्रिभुवन वीर विक्रम शाह; 30 June 1906 – 13 March 1955) was the King of Nepal from 11th December 1911 to until his death.
King Tribhuvan worked closely with Praja Parishad to abolish the Rana regime Tribhuvan and formally declared an end to Rana’s family rule and established a democratic system. Tribhuwan is also called the ‘father of the nation’ for his contributions and active participation in abolishing the century-old familial Rana rule and establishing democracy in Nepal. There are many places and institutions named after him like the only international airport in Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, a city in Dang named Tribhuvan Nagar and the country’s largest university, Tribhuvan University.
King Tribhuwan was the one to introduce paper money to Nepali in the year 1945. These invaluable coins were minted and used during his regime and are a collector’s dream.