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1 Rupee - Victoria [Mangal Singh]

1 Rupee - Victoria [Mangal Singh] -  obverse 1 Rupee - Victoria [Mangal Singh] -  reverse

Obverse © Mark240590 - Reverse © Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Country Princely state of Alwar
(Indian states and kingdoms)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1891
Value 1 Rupee (1)
Metal Silver (.917)
Weight 11.66 g
Diameter 30.2 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized yes
References KM# 46
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Crowned head of Empress Victoria facing left

Lettering: VICTORIA EMPRESS

Engraver: William Wyon

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

Reverse

Urdu legend in circle
Outside circle legend in English: ONE RUPEE, ALWAR STATE flanked by two Jhars with 15 leaves

Lettering:
ONE RUPEE
۱۸۹۱
ALWAR STATE

Translation: Urdu legend in circle:"Maharaj Shri Sawai Mangal Singh Bahadur 1891"

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1891  160,000 ۱۸۹۱
1891  Proof ۱۸۹۱

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