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Coin - 1 Velli Fanam, Travancore, India, 1864 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 27222

Summary:
1 Velli Fanam coin issued in the reign of Maharaja Rama Varma IV in the Travancore Princely State, India
Machine struck (milled) silver coinage struck at an uncertain mint in 1864 AD
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 15 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.41 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: India - Travancore
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: British Colonial
DateEra: 1864 AD
Denomination: 1 Fanam
Obverse Description: At centre within a closed wreath, RV (for Rama Varma)
Reverse Description: Within an open wreath simplified representation of the figure of Kasu
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Rama Varma - Government of Travancore, Travancore, India, 1864
References: KM#24.1
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006, 669 Pages

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