Tags

Add your own tags:
Separate multiple tags using a comma

Similar items over time

Coin - 1/4 Rupee, Travancore, India, 1889 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 27207

Summary:
1/4 Rupee coin issued in the reign of Maharaja Rama Varma VI in the Travancore Princely State, India
Machine struck (milled) silver coinage struck at an uncertain mint in 1889 AD
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 20 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 2.64 g (Weight)

More information

Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: India - Travancore
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Princely States
DateEra: 1889 AD
Denomination: 1/4 Rupee
Obverse Description: At centre within an open wreath, Sanckha (conch shell); around, legend in (?) characters
Reverse Description: At centre within open wreath in three lines, 1/4 RUPEE 1889; around above, RAMA VURMA; around below, TRAVANCORE
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Visakham Rama Varma - Government of Travancore, Travancore, India, 1889
References: KM#37
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006, 670 Pages

Comments

Joseph Thomas Posted on 13 Feb 2014 3:51 AM
This is of Sree Mulam Thirunal Rama Varma and not Vishakam Rama Varma

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.

Themes

This item is part of the following themes:

Yes No