INDIA, Baroda, Sayaji Rao III (1875-1938) AE 2-paisa, Baroda mint, low weight type, VS 1948. CHOICE!

World Coins - INDIA, Baroda, Sayaji Rao III (1875-1938) AE 2-paisa, Baroda mint, low weight type, VS 1948. CHOICE!
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Obverse Horse hoof, scimitar below, Nagari legend Sarkar above, circular legend in Nagari around within two dotted borders: Sri Sayaji Rao . ma . Gayakwad // Sena Khas Khel Shamsher Bahadur , (the "ma" presumably stands for maharaj)
Reverse Nagari legend naming the denomination: don paise, with additional dot after, Nagari samvat (year) above, date 1948 below, circular leaf wreath within two dotted borders around.
Date VS 1948 = c. 1891 CE
Weight 13.05 gm.
Diameter 30 mm.
Die axis 1 o'clock
Reference KM Y32.2a
Comments The early milled coins of Sayaji Rao were heavier than the later ones; this coin is of the low weight type, just over 13 gm, on a large 30 mm flan, which is now only 2.5 mm thick. This type also adds a dot after the denomination on the reverse ... a CHOICE coin!
Prix SKU: mh14.55
US$ 20.00
  • € 16.91
  • £ 14.46
  • AUD 27.32
  • CHF 18.34
  • CAD 25.38

Cotation au: 09/18/21

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