BRITISH INDIA, MADRAS PRESIDENCY: Silver one-sixteenth rupee (1 anna) in the name of Alamgir II, issued in Madras, 1817-1835. First 1-anna issue! CHOICE!

Ancient Coins - BRITISH INDIA, MADRAS PRESIDENCY: Silver one-sixteenth rupee (1 anna) in the name of Alamgir II, issued in Madras, 1817-1835. First 1-anna issue! CHOICE!
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Obverse Legend, including name of Alamgir and AH date 1172
Reverse Legend, including mint name Arcot, mintmark closed lotus and regnal year 6
Date 1817-1835
Weight 0.69 gm.
Diameter 10 mm.
Die axis 12 o'clock
Reference Pridmore 262, KM C480, MNI 1869
Comments The regnal year 6 and AH date of 1172 was frozen after the Emperor's death. This coin belongs to the third European style issue of 1817-35. The smallest denomination in the first and second issues was the one-eighth rupee, or 2-anna coin, making this the first issue of the 1-anna (1/16 of a rupee). A CHOICE specimen!
Price SKU: 485.31
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