BRITISH INDIA, BOMBAY PRESIDENCY: Silver half rupee in the name of Muhammad Shah (1719-1748), Munbai, RY 31. SCARCE + CHOICE!

World Coins - BRITISH INDIA, BOMBAY PRESIDENCY: Silver half rupee in the name of Muhammad Shah (1719-1748), Munbai, RY 31. SCARCE + CHOICE!
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Obverse Legend, naming Muhammad Shah
Reverse Legend, including mint name Munbai, mintmark 5-petalled flower with stem and regnal year 3x (31)
Date RY 31 (= AH 1161 = 1748-49 CE)
Weight 5.65 gm.
Diameter 18 mm.
Die axis 1 o'clock
Reference Pridmore ---, KM ---
Comments The Mughal style coinage was commenced in Bombay in 1717. The five-petalled flower with stem became the mintmark for Bombay in 1735. This coin is a RARE type, unlisted in Pridmore and KM, with the half rupees much scarcer than the full rupees, and in CHOICE condition.
Price SKU: M2918.6
US$ 95.00
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