2½ Kori - George V [Khengarji III]


Issuer Princely state of Kutch (Indian princely states)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1927-1935
Value 2½ Kori (2.5 INK)
Currency Kori (1586-1947)
Composition Silver (.937)
Weight 6.935 g
Diameter 26 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 44429
References Y# 52a
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.


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'

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

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


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

Lettering: ١٩٣٢

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


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

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


- Different varieties of dagger exist

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1927  1.9% (fr) VS 1984
1928  4% (fr) VS 1985
1930  7% (fr) VS 1986
1930  7% (fr) VS 1987
1932  13% (fr) VS 1988
1932  22% (fr) VS 1989
1933  26% (fr) VS 1989
1933  13% (fr) VS 1990
1934  7% (fr) VS 1990
1934  15% (fr) VS 1991
1935  22% (fr) VS 1991
1935  11% (fr) VS 1992

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