½ Rupee - Mir Mahbub Ali Khan

½ Rupee - Mir Mahbub Ali Khan - obverse½ Rupee - Mir Mahbub Ali Khan - reverse

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Features

Issuer Princely state of Hyderabad (India - Princely states)
Ruling authority Mahbub Ali Khan (1869-1911)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1286-1317 (1870-1900)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value ½ Rupee (0.5)
Currency Rupee (1762-1950)
Composition Silver (.818)
Weight 5.58 g
Diameter 17 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 59084
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Y# 16
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.

Obverse

Legend in Urdu (mostly off flan) : 92 Asaf Jah, Nizam Al-Mulk bahadur. Persian letter M" for Mahbub, AH date below

Lettering: ٩٢

Translation: 92 (numerical representation of the word 'Muhammad'), Asaf Jah, brave ruler of the realm (AH) date

Reverse

Legend in Urdu:"(RY) Julus Maimanat Manus Zarb Farkhanda Bunyad - Hyderabad"

Translation: Struck at Farkhanda bunyad, Hyderabad, in the (RY) year of tranquil prosperity

Edge

Plain

Comments

- Asaf Jah VI Mir Mahboob Ali Khan Siddiqi  was the 6th Nizam of Hyderabad. He ruled Hyderabad state, between 1869 and 1911.
    Born: August 17, 1866, Purani Haveli, Hyderabad State, British India - (now in Telangana State, India)
    Died: August 29, 1911 (aged 45), Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad State, British India, (now in Telangana State)
    House: Asaf Jahi dynasty
    Father: Afzal ad-Dawlah, Asaf Jah V

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1286 (1870) //1
1289 (1872) 
1290 (1873) //5
1291 (1874) //7
1292 (1875) 
1294 (1877) //10
1295 (1878) 
1298 (1881) //15
1299 (1882) //15
1301 (1884) //17
1302 (1885) //18
1304 (1887) 
1305 (1888) //22
1306 (1889) //22
1307 (1890) //23
1308 (1891) 
1310 (1893) 
1316 (1899) //32
1317 (1900) 

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