2½ Kori - Edward VIII [Khengarji III]

2½ Kori - Edward VIII [Khengarji III] - obverse2½ Kori - Edward VIII [Khengarji III] - reverse

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Issuer Princely state of Kutch (India - Princely states)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1936
Value 2½ Kori (2.5 INK)
Currency Kori (1586-1947)
Composition Silver (.937)
Weight 6.935 g
Diameter 26.5 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 43791
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Y# 66
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.


A trident, crescent, and a dagger with the legend "Kori Addi/Kutch Bhuj/VS date in Devnagari within the inner circle and the legend "Maharaja Dhiraj Mirza Maharao Shri Khengarji Sawai Bahadur" outside in Devnagri all within a circle of beads

महाराजा धिराज मिरजां महाराउ श्री खेंगारजी सवाई बहादुर
कोरी अढी
कच्छ भुज

Translation: Kori two and a half/Kutch Bhuj/VS 1992


Legend in Urdu:"Edward VIII Kaisar Hind, Zarb Bhuj, AD date

Lettering: ١٩٣٦

Translation: Edward VIII, Emperor of India, struck at Bhuj, AD 1936


Smooth and inscripted

Lettering: * KUTCH * कच्छ * BHUJ ** भुज **

Translation: Kutch Kutch Bhuj Bhuj

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1936  90% VS 1992
1936  15% VS 1993

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