Meia Rupia - Luíz I Calcutta mint

Meia Rupia  - Luíz I (Calcutta mint) -  obverseMeia Rupia  - Luíz I (Calcutta mint) -  reverse

Obverse © A.Monge da Silva


Country India - Portuguese
King Luís I (1861-1889)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1881-1885
Value 1/2 Rupia=8 Tangas=96 Réis (96)
Currency Rupia (1880-1958)
Composition Silver (.920)
Weight 5.8300 g
Diameter 24.5 mm
Thickness 1.4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 44321
Numista (
References KM# 311,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Gomes# L1 13
Alberto Gomes; 1991. Moedas Portuguesas. Associação Numismatica de Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal.


"Gomes/2013: L1.13.01 to 13.03"
Portrait of King Luís I, head left



Portuguese coat of arms


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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1881  356 653 17.05 22.49 89% AG#L1 13.01
1882  31% AG#L1 13.02 (Mint. incl. in 1881)
1885  1.3% AG#L1 13.03 (Proof-Very Rare)

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