BRITISH INDIA, BENGAL PRESIDENCY: Silver rupee in the name of Shah Alam II, Murshidabad, AH 1180, RY 7.

Ancient Coins - BRITISH INDIA, BENGAL PRESIDENCY: Silver rupee in the name of Shah Alam II, Murshidabad, AH 1180, RY 7.
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Obverse Legend, including mint name Murshidabad, mint mark star and AH year 1180
Reverse Legend, including regnal year 7
Date RY 7, AH 1180 (= 1766 CE)
Weight 11.46 gm.
Diameter 22 mm.
Die axis 4 o'clock
Reference Pridmore 88, KM 84.1, MNI 1896
Comments Shah Alam lost Bengal to the East India Company in 1765 and so issues after that time are properly British issues. This coin was minted just 1 year later and carries a star mintmark on the obverse (see illustration below).
Ancient Coins - BRITISH INDIA, BENGAL PRESIDENCY: Silver rupee in the name of Shah Alam II, Murshidabad, AH 1180, RY 7.
Price SKU: M0742.02
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