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2½ Kori - George V [Khengarji III]

Features

Country Princely state of Kutch
(India - Princely states)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1927-1935
Value 2 1/2 Kori (2.5 INK)
Currency Kori (1586-1947)
Composition Silver (.937)
Weight 6.935 g
Diameter 26 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References Y# 52a
Modern World Coins & Current Coins of the World
by Richard S. Yeoman
(Whitman Publishing)

Obverse

Trident, crescent & dagger Within circle, legend in Devanagari:"Kori Addi/Zarb Kutch Bhuj/VS date"
Outside circle Rao's name in Devnagari 'Maharaja Dhiraj Mirza Maharau Shree Khengarji Sawai Bahadur'

Lettering:
कोरी अढी
जरब कच्छ भुज
१૯૯१
महाराजा धिराज मिरजा महाराउ श्री खेंगारजी सवाई बहादुर

Translation:
2.5 koris/struck at Kutch Bhuj/date (VS 1991)
Maharaja Shree Khengarji the brave

Reverse

Legend in Urdu:"George V, Kaisar Hind, Zarb Bhuj, AD date"

Lettering: ١٩٣٢

Translation: George V, Emperor of India, struck at Bhuj, 1932

Edge

Plain with edge lettering Kutch, Bhuj in English and Nagari separated by asterisks

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

Comments

- Different varieties of dagger exist

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1927  4% (fr) VS 1984
1928  7% (fr) VS 1985
1930  11% (fr) VS 1986
1930  11% (fr) VS 1987
1932  14% (fr) VS 1988
1932  18% (fr) VS 1989
1933  25% (fr) VS 1989
1933  21% (fr) VS 1990
1934  11% (fr) VS 1990
1934  29% (fr) VS 1991
1935  21% (fr) VS 1991
1935  14% (fr) VS 1992

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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Catalog Princely state of Kutch 2½ Kori - George V [Khengarji III]