2½ Kori - George V [Khengarji III]

Features

Country Princely state of Kutch
(India - Princely states)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1916-1926
Value 2 1/2 Kori (2.5 INK)
Currency Kori (1586-1947)
Composition Silver (.937)
Weight 6.935 g
Diameter 26 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References Y# 52
  • Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins: 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, USA. ISBN 9780794820565.
  • Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira Friedberg; 1988. Current Coins of the World (8th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Clifton, USA. ISBN 9780871848017.

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
१૯७४
महाराजा धिराज मिरजा महाराउ श्री खेंगारजी सवाई बहादुर

Translation:
2.5 koris/struck at Kutch Bhuj/date (VS 1974)
Maharaja Shree Khengarji the brave

Reverse

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

Lettering: ١٩١٧

Translation: George V, Emperor of India, struck at Bhuj, 1917

Edge

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

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

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1916  VS 1973
1917  VS 1973
1917  VS 1974
1918  VS 1974
1919  VS 1975
1922  VS 1978
1922  VS 1979
1924  VS 1981
1926  VS 1983

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