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Unidentified western dated 1825 Indian Rupie - Can you help please?

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geejay50

Dear Collectors,

 

I have had this coin in my collection for over 6 years and cannot find it described in Krause or any other book.

 

It is an Indian Rupie with a date of 1825 on the one side. Looks like a chunky coin,probably hammered 4.3mm thick and 19.2mm in diameter. Weight 11.60gm.

 

I am no expert in Indian coins and the Inscription is possibly Parsi. Its date coincides with the British Rule there (1758 - 1947)

 

There are thousands of Rupies to go through and I cant place this one. All the Rupies I have looked at have ? Parsi inscriptions, but this one has a western date in print making it different.

 

Can anyone help?

 

Pics below.

 

Geejay

 

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Pierre_Henri
Dear Collectors,

 

I have had this coin in my collection for over 6 years and cannot find it described in Krause or any other book.

 

It is an Indian Rupie with a date of 1825 on the one side. Looks like a chunky coin,probably hammered 4.3mm thick and 19.2mm in diameter. Weight 11.60gm.

 

I am no expert in Indian coins and the Inscription is possibly Parsi. Its date coincides with the British Rule there (1758 - 1947)

 

There are thousands of Rupies to go through and I cant place this one. All the Rupies I have looked at have ? Parsi inscriptions, but this one has a western date in print making it different.

 

Can anyone help?

 

Pics below.

 

Geejay

 

[ATTACH=CONFIG]4360[/ATTACH][ATTACH=CONFIG]4361[/ATTACH]

 

HI George

 

Your coin is a silver dump (Rupee) from the Bombay Presidency struck at the Surat Mint. It is Krause number 218 (British India).

 

Regards

 

Pierre

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