¹⁄₁₆ Anna - Shah Alam II

¹⁄₁₆ Anna - Shah Alam II -  obverse¹⁄₁₆ Anna - Shah Alam II -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Bengal Presidency (British India)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1195 (1781)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 1⁄16 Anna (1⁄256)
Currency Bengal - Rupee (1765-1834)
Composition Copper
Weight 1.81 g
Diameter 14.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 83541
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 121,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Pr# 201
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.

Obverse

Legend in Persian:Shah Alam Badshah (AH)1195, all within a raised, toothed rim

Lettering:
باد شاه عالم
۱۱۹٥

Translation: Emperor Shah Alam, (AH) 1195

Reverse

Legend in Persian:Sanat 22 julus
All within a raised, toothed rim, five stars in field.

Lettering: سنه ٢٢ جلوس

Translation: In the 22nd year of reign

Edge

Plain

Comments

- Weight varies 1.81 - 1.86 grams
- Many varieties exist (size and position of stars can vary)
- Issued by Pulta (Fulta) mint, John Prinsep coinage
- Previous KM #701a

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1195 (1781)  RY 22

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