½ Pie Pattern

Features

Issuer Bengal Presidency (British India)
Type Pattern
Year 1809
Value ½ Pie = ½ Pice (1⁄384)
Currency Bengal - Rupee (1765-1834)
Composition Gold
Weight 6.3 g
Diameter 22 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 315641
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# Pn22c
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

The arms of the Company, date below, value above
The motto on the ribbon reads: AUSP:REGIS & SENAT:ANGLIAE
Surrounded by a raised, toothed rim.

Lettering:
HALF PIE
AUSP:REGIS & SENAT:ANGLIAE
1809

Translation: By the authority of the King and Parliament of England

Reverse

Legend in persian: nīm pāī sikka
Surrounded by the value in Bengali and Hindi (Ād pāī sikka; Ādha pāī sikkā)

Translation: half pice coin

Edge

Plain

Mint

Kolkata / Calcutta / Murshidabad, India (1757-date)

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