2½ Kori - Victoria [Pragmalji II]

2½ Kori - Victoria [Pragmalji II] -  obverse2½ Kori - Victoria [Pragmalji II] -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Princely state of Kutch (India - Princely states)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1875
Value 2 1/2 Kori (2.5 INK)
Currency Kori (1586-1947)
Composition Silver (.937)
Weight 6.935 g
Diameter 24.5 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 46013
Numista (https://numista.com)
References Y# 15
Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins : 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, USA.

Obverse

Trident, closed crescent & dagger
Within circle, legend in Devanagari:"Kori Addi/Zarb Kutch Bhuj/VS date"
Outside circle in Devnagari:"Maharaja Dhiraj Mirza Maharau Shri Pragmalji Bahadur"

Lettering:
महाराजा धिराज मिरजा महाराउ श्री प्रागमलजी बहादुर
कोरी अढी
जरब कच्छ भुज
१૯३१

Translation: 2.5 koris/struck at Kutch Bhuj/date (VS 1931)

Reverse

Within circle, legend in Urdu:"Malika/mu'azzamah, Queen Victoria, zarb Bhujnagar, kori do-wa-nasf, AH date"

Lettering: ١٨٧۵

Translation: Her Majesty, Queen Victoria, struck at Bhuj city, 2 1/2 kori AH 1875

Edge

Reeded

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1875  83% VS1931
1875  17% VS1931 "1785"
1875  33% VS1932

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