INDIA, KINGDOM of MYSORE, Devaloy Devaraja (1731-61), regent for Immadi Krishna Raja Wodeyar II (1734-66) Copper kasu, Horse (or deer?) type

World Coins - INDIA, KINGDOM of MYSORE, Devaloy Devaraja (1731-61), regent for Immadi Krishna Raja Wodeyar II (1734-66) Copper kasu, Horse (or deer?) type
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Obverse Horse prancing right, within dotted border
Reverse Criss-cross lines, with characters in the empty squares.
Date c. mid-18th century
Weight 3.16 gm.
Diameter 13 mm.
Die axis n.a.
Reference MNI 963, KM 153
Comments
This coin, with its reverse of criss-cross lines, probably was issued at the same time as the Kannada numeral series. 
 
Ganesh thinks this animal is a deer, a plausible interpretation.