5 Kori - Victoria [Pragmalji II]

5 Kori - Victoria [Pragmalji II] -  obverse5 Kori - Victoria [Pragmalji II] -  reverse

© Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Country Princely state of Kutch
(India - Princely states)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1921-1932 (1864-1875)
Calendar Vikram Samvat
Value 5 Kori (5 INK)
Currency Kori (1586-1947)
Composition Silver (.937)
Weight 13.87 g
Diameter 31.4 mm
Thickness 2.54 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References Y# 16.1
  • 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

Within circle, Trident, closed crescent and dagger.
Legend in Devnagari :"| Kori Paanch |/ VS date"

Outside circle, legend in Devnagari:"Maharaja Dhiraj Mirza Maharau Shri Pragmalji Bahadur Kutch Bhuj"

Lettering: महाराजा धिराज मिरजा महाराउ श्री प्रागमलजी बहादुर कच्छ भुज १૯३२

Translation:
5 koris
VS 1932

Reverse

Within circle, legend in Urdu:"Malikah / mu'azammah / Queen Victoria / zarb Bhujnagar / AD date"

Lettering: ١٨٧۵

Translation: Her Majesty, Queen Victoria, struck at Bhuj city, AD 1875

Edge

Milled with edge lettering
Note:In some coins lettering was added later over existing reeded edge, making the edge flare and reducing the diameter from the original 31.5 mm

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

5 Kori - Victoria [Pragmalji II] -  obverse

© Joseph Kunnappally

Comments

- Diameter varies 30.8 - 31.5 mm
- Note:Y#16 has date by itself on last line
              Y#16.1 - legend rearranged, date not by itself

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1921 (1864)  8%
1922 (1865)  15%
1923 (1866)  46%
1927 (1870)  0%
1931 (1874)  23%
1932 (1875)  54%

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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