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Coin - 1 Rupee, Hyderabad, India, 1912-1913 (1331 AH) Numismatics Reg. No: NU 46139

1 Rupee, Issued by Asaf Jah VII (Mir Osman Ali Khan), Hyderabad Princely State, India, 1331 AH (1912-1913 AD); Regnal Year 2
Milled Coinage
Minted by Haidarabad
Statement Of Significance:
Asaf Jah VII, Mir Osman Ali Khan became the last Nizam of Hyderabad upon the death of his father in 1911. He was created "Faithful Ally of the British Crown" after World War One a reward for his financial contribution to the war effort. The No. 110 Squadron RAFs original complement of DH.9As were Osman Ali's gift. The unit was known as the Hyderabad Squadron. He also paid for a Royal Australian Navy vessel, N-class destroyer, HMAS Nizam (G38/D15) which was involved in actions in the Mediterranian (including Tobruk) and later around New Guinea and The Philippines.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 30 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 11.10 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: world war ii 1939-1945, world war i 1914-1918
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: India - Hyderabad
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Princely States
DateEra: 1331 AH
Denomination: 1 Rupee
Obverse Description: The Chahar Minar Gateway with two minarettes; around, a Persian legend, the Hijera date 1331 below gate
Reverse Description: At the centre within a cord circle, an Persian word; around, a legend in Persian script; the Regnal year, 2, below inner cord circle
Edge Description: The edge is milled
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Asaf Jah - Government of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India, 1912-1913
Mint: Haidarabad (Miint), India, 1912-1913
References: Y#53a
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009, 1073 Pages

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