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Coin - 1/2 Rupee, India, 1899 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13323

Summary:
1/2 Rupee, Issued by India, 1899 C
Minted by Calcutta Mint
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 24 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.807 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british commonwealth coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Calcutta Mint, Medal & Coin Makers, Kolkata, India, 1757-1952, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: India
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: British India
DateEra: 1899 AD
Denomination: 1/2 Rupee
Obverse Description: Crowned and robed bust of the queen facing left; around VICTORIA EMPRESS
Reverse Description: Within entwined scrollwork of Indian flora, HALF / RUPEE / INDIA / 1899; incuse C on lower lotus flower
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: India, 1899
Mint: Calcutta (Mint), India, 1899
References: KM#491
Pridmore 282
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Major Fred Pridmore, The Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations, Part 4, India, London, 1980
  2. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006

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