5 Kori - Victoria [Pragmalji II]

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

© Joseph Kunnappally


Issuer Princely state of Kutch (Indian 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
Number N# 58597
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, United States.
And 1 more volumes.


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

5 koris
VS 1932


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


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


- 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)  6%
1922 (1865)  11%
1923 (1866)  50%
1927 (1870)  0%
1931 (1874)  17%
1932 (1875)  56%

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Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Kori - Victoria [Pragmalji II]
Auction 67
Lot 2498
Internet Archive
24 Sep 2022 1923 (1866) XF USD 34.27
(EUR 32.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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