1 Rupee - Guangxu


Country Tibet
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1902-1903
Value 1 Rupee
Currency Srang (1909-1959)
Composition Silver
Weight 11.5 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References Y# A1
Modern World Coins & Current Coins of the World
by Richard S. Yeoman
(Whitman Publishing)


Note: Struck in or near Kangding (Tachienlu) and known as Lu Kuan Rupee. It was meant to replace the Indian Rupee which was used in eastern Tibet and western Szechuan (Sichuan) in the 19th century and is considered the forerunner of the Szechuan Rupee (Y#3).

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1902-1903)  Y# A1.1
ND (1902-1903)  Y# A1.2 Different inscription w/o inner beaded circle

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