1 Rupee - Shah Alam II

Features

Country India - British (Bengal)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1806-1819
Value 1 Rupee (1)
Currency Rupee (1765-1834)
Composition Silver (.955)
Weight 11.21 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 69
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Legend in Persian: Sikka zad bar haft kishwar saya fazl Ilah Hami ud-din Muhammad Shah Alam, Badshah

Lettering:
شاه عالم بادشاه
حامي دين محمد
ساى فضل لله
سكة زد بر حفت كشور

Translation: Defender of the religion of Muhammad, Shah Alam Emperor Shadow of the divine favour, put his stamp on the seven climes

Reverse

Legend in Persian: Zarb Farrukhabad sanat 45 julus maimanat manus

Lettering:
ميمنت مانوس
سنة ۴٥ جلوس
ضرب فرخ اباد

Translation: Struck at Farrukhabad in the 45th year of his reign of tranquil prosperity

Edge

Grained Right (Oblique milled) ////

Comments

- Struck at Farrukhabad and then after 1818 at Calcutta
- Previous KM #854,
- Farrukhabad mint - mint mark dot '•'
- Calcutta mint, mint mark inverted v   '^'

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND ^ 13% Frozen RY45, ۴۵, Calcutta mint, Pr# 320
ND (1806-1819) • 12.13 88% Frozen RY45, ۴۵, Farrukhabad mint, Pr# 314

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Country: India
Languages : English Hindi Kannada
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