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Coin - 1/2 Rupee, Baroda, India, 1857-1863 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 15028

Summary:
1/2 Rupee, Hammered Coinage, Issued by Khande Rao, Baroda Princely State, India, 1274-1279 AH (1857-1863). Mint not recorded. The coin has 127 of the date on the flan - the earliest recorded date for this denomination in the 1270's is 1274, hence the date span 1274-1279.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 17 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.70 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: India - Baroda
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Princely States
DateEra: 1274-1279 AH
Denomination: 1/2 Rupee
Obverse Description: Mostly off flan but part of Negari legend, scimitar and numeral 127 of date present
Reverse Description: Persian legend, mostly off flan
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: off-round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Khande Rao - Government of Baroda, Baroda, India, (1857 - 1863)
References: Y#11
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006, 581 Pages

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