BRITISH INDIA, BENGAL PRESIDENCY: Silver rupee in the name of Shah Alam II, Banaras, AH 1199, RY 26. SPECIAL PURCHASE!

World Coins - BRITISH INDIA, BENGAL PRESIDENCY: Silver rupee in the name of Shah Alam II, Banaras, AH 1199, RY 26. SPECIAL PURCHASE!
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Obverse Legend, including AH year 1199
Reverse Legend, including mint name Muhammadabad Banares, mintmark fish and double regnal years 17 and 26
Date RY 26, AH 1199 (= 1185-86 CE)
Weight c. 11.10-11.40 gm.
Diameter c. 23-25 mm
Die axis varies
Reference Pridmore 229, KM 40
Comments SPECIAL PURCHASE: Randomly selected from among a group of these coins. All are in Choice or better condition. These coins SOLD AS IS ... NO RETURNS.

The East India Company acquired the mint at Banares from the Raja of Awadh in 1776, soon after the Battle of Plassey. The coins they issued from this mint showed a double regnal year, the fixed RY 17 (the RY of the first British issues) and then the progressive RY until the death of Shah Alam II in his RY 49.

SPECIAL OFFER: Buy 5 or more of the EIC issues from Banaras (any dates or types) and get 10% off!
价格 品种: MH26.088
US$ 27.00
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