½ Pice - Sadiq Mohammed Khan V

½ Pice - Sadiq Mohammed Khan V - obverse½ Pice - Sadiq Mohammed Khan V - reverse

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Features

Issuer Princely state of Bahawalpur (India - Princely states)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1359 (1940)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value ½ Pice (1⁄128)
Currency Rupee
Composition Bronze
Weight 2.6 g
Diameter 21.3 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 18009
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Y# 12
Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins : 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, United States.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

Bust of Sadiq Mohammed Khan V left, legend in English surrounds, AD date below

Script: Latin

Lettering:
AL-HAJ SADIQ MOHAMMED V ABBASI
1940

Reverse

Toughra with crescent & star.
Legend in Persian, AH date to left
Value, legend in English below

Scripts: Arabic, Latin

Lettering:
HALF
PICE
BAHAWALPUR STATE
١٣٥٩

Edge

Plain

Mint

Mumbai / Bombay, India (1829-date)

Comments

- The princely state of Bahawalpur was founded in 1802 by Nawab Mohammad Bahawal Khan II after the break-up of the Durrani Empire. The city is over 4.51 kilometres long. Nawab Mohammad Bahawal Khan III signed a treaty with the British on 22 February 1833, guaranteeing the independence of the Nawab. The state acceded to Pakistan on 7 October 1947 when Nawab Sadiq Muhammad Khan Abbasi V Bahadur decided to join Pakistan at the time of independence.
- General Nawab Sadiq Muhammad Khan Abbasi V GCSI GCIE KCVO was the Nawab, and later Amir, of Bahawalpur State from 1907 to 1966. He became the Nawab on the death of his father, when he was only three years old. A Council of Regency, with Sir Rahim Bakhsh as its President, ruled on his behalf until 1924.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1359 (1940)  $ 4.70 $ 4.70 $ 4.70 $ 4.70 $ 12 98%
1359 (1940)  3% Proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Pice - Sadiq Mohammed Khan VPicture 1 of a sold ½ Pice - Sadiq Mohammed Khan V
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232230
Lot 64375
Internet Archive
Jul 21, 2022 1359 (1940) UNC
(NGC MS65 Red and Brown)
USD 51.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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