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Coin - 1 Rupee, East India Company, India, 1840 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 32615

1 Rupee, Issued by East India Company, India, 1840
Type 2
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Robert Edwards - Museum of Victoria, 1984
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 31 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 11.67 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british commonwealth coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: India
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: East India Company Uniform Coinage
DateEra: 1840 AD
Denomination: 1 Rupee
Obverse Description: A young head of the Queen facing left; around at sides, VICTORIA QUEEN
Reverse Description: At the centre within an olive wreath, ONE RUPEE then a line in Arab script; around, EAST INDIA COMPANY 1840
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: East India Company, India, 1840
References: Pridmore 56
  1. [Book], Major Fred Pridmore, The Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations, Part 4, India, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1975, Vol.2 p. 29 Pages
  2. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006

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