1 Rupee - Farrukhsiyar

1 Rupee - Farrukhsiyar - obverse1 Rupee - Farrukhsiyar - reverse

© Mohit Kapoor


Issuer Bombay Presidency (British India)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1126-1130 (1714-1718)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 1 Rupee
Currency Rupee (1672-1835)
Composition Silver
Weight 11.44 g
Diameter 25.5 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 79768
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 158,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Pr# 30
Fred Pridmore ; 1960. Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations to the End of the Reign of George VI 1952 / Part 1. European Territories. Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 4 more volumes.


Legend in Persian: Sikka zad az fazl hagg bar sim wa zar Badshah bahar wa bar Farrukh-siyar

Translation: Struck money of gold and silver by the grace of God Emperor of sea and land, Farrukh-siyar


Legend in Persian: Zarb Munbai sanat (RY) julus maimanat manus

Translation: Struck at Bombay in the (RY) year of his reign of tranquil prosperity




- Weight varies 10.7 - 11.6 grams
- After the debacle of the William and Mary issue, the Bombay Presidency came out with Rupees with Persian Inscriptions in the name of Farrukhsiyar... They placed a crown (hinting at the coins being issues under the English Crown) as a mark in the 'Seen' of Julus on Reverse

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1126 (1714) /2 RY 2
1127 (1715) /3 RY 3
1129 (1717) /6 RY 6
1130 (1718) /7 RY 7

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