1 Rupee - William IV

Features

Issuer India - British
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1835-1840
Value 1 Rupee (1)
Currency East India Company rupee (1770-1862)
Composition Silver (.917)
Weight 11.66 g
Diameter 30.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 15709
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References KM# 450
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Bust of King William facing right

Script: Latin

Lettering: WILLIAM IIII, KING.

Engraver: William Wyon

William Wyon RA, was official chief engraver at the Royal Mint from 1828 until his death.

Reverse

Value within wreath in English and Urdu (Yek Rupiya), outside wreath English legend & date below

Script: Latin

Lettering:
EAST INDIA COMPANY
ONE RUPEE
یک روپیہ
1835.

Translation: One Rupee

Edge

Reeded

Mints

Kolkata / Calcutta / Murshidabad, India (1757-date)
Mumbai / Bombay, India (1829-date)

Comments

- RS or F on truncation of neck, Calcutta mint
- No initial on truncation, Bombay mint


1835, Calcutta, Dug out 'F', A/III with bud leaves above 'E" of ONE, wreath with 19 berries (10L+9R):

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1835  32 37 53 54% Bombay, KM 450.1, Thick lettering, No initial on truncation
1835  34 9% KM 450.2, 'F' raised/relief on truncation
1835  32 7% KM 450.3, 'F' incused 2 leaves at top
1835  36 30 22% KM 450.3, 'F' incused bud leaves
1835  9% KM 450.4, 'R.S.' incused on truncation
1835  40 21% KM 450.7, 'R.S.' incused on truncation, Thin Lettering
1840  3% KM 450.5
1840  2% KM 450.6, Mule Rare

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