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8 Shillings 1800 Proclamation coin - Indian Pagoda

8 Shillings (1800 Proclamation coin - Indian Pagoda) -  obverse 8 Shillings (1800 Proclamation coin - Indian Pagoda) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia - Colonial
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1740-1807
Value 8 Shillings (2/5)
Composition Gold
Weight 3.43 g
Diameter 12 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized 1829

Obverse

Lord Vishnu Standing Facing, Granulated area around

Reverse

Granulated area with Star in Centre

Comments

Coin is identical to https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces61682.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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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1740-1807)  Star / Full; Issued in Australian in 1800
ND (1740-1807)  Star / Half; Issued in Australian in 1800

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