2 Shillings & 6 Pence 1800 Proclamation coin - Indian Rupee
|Country||Australia - Colonial|
|Type||Standard circulation coin|
|Value||2 Shillings & 6 Pence (7/60)|
|Currency||Pound sterling (1788-1929)|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
Legend in Persian: Sikka Zad Bar Haft Kishwur Sayaye Fazl Shah Alam Badshah Elah Hami Din Mohammad
Translation: Defender of the Muhammadan faith, Reflection of Divine Excellence, the Emperor Shah Alam has stuck this coin to be current throughout the seven climes
Legend in Persian: Zarb Murshidabad Sanat 19 Julus Maimanat Manus
Translation: Struck at Murshidabad in the 19th year of his prosperous reign
Oblique milled (grained right) ////
Coin is identical to https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces50425.html. In 1800 the then-Governor of New South Wales, Philip Gidley King issued a proclamation that ten specific British, Netherlands, Indian, Portuguese and Spanish coins were to be brought into the colony and given inflated denominations than what was indicated on the coins so that they would say in circulation in the colony. This page should be used only by collectors who are sure their coins are covered by this proclamation and have reputable provenance and therefore can be considered eligible for inclusion in this Australian Numista listings.
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