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Coin - 1/8 Rupee, Mewar, India, 1932 AD Numismatics Reg. No: NU 4202

Summary:
1/8 Rupee coin, issued by Maharaja Bhupal Singh in the Mewar Princely State, India
Machine struck silver coinage struck at the Alipore mint, Calcutta in 1932 AD
Statement Of Significance:
Although the coin bears the date 1985 VS (1928 AD) it was actually struck in 1932 AD
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Eric Wodak - Numismatics, 1923
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 15 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.34 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: India - Mewar
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Princely States
DateEra: 1985 VS
Denomination: 1/8 Rupee
Obverse Description: Within a line circle, defensive wall and towers in treed setting; above Devanagari legend (Chitarkot / Udaipur); around, floral wreath
Reverse Description: Within a line circle, Devanagari legend (Translation: Friendship with London); around, floral wreath
Edge Description: plain
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Mewar, India, 1932

the date given on the coin is not the date of production
References: Y.19
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009, 1085 Pages

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