VOc Kas Pulicat

VOc Kas Pulicat -  obverseVOc Kas Pulicat -  reverse

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Features

Country India - Dutch
Year 1646
Value one kas (1)
Currency Rupee (1615-1785)
Composition Copper (AE)
Weight 1.6 g
Diameter 9 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 228163
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References KM# 35.1
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

PULICAT, AE KAS /CASH, , STRUCK 1646 AD. OBV: VOC-MONOGRAM SURMOUNTED BY 'P'.

Lettering: VOC surmounted by P for Paliakate

Translation: Dutch East India Company , Pulicat

Reverse

Arabic legend

Lettering: Benaam Sultan Abd (Allah)

Translation: In the name of Sultan Abd (Allah), referring to Sultan 'ABD ALLAH QUTB SHAH (AH1035-1083/AD1626-1672) who gave the Dutch the privilege of minting coins at Pulicat

Comments

Mint is Pulicat.

This is a Kas coin minted by the Dutch at Pulicat.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1646) P Pulicat

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