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Modern Asian coins, pseudo coins and trade tokens => Indian subcontinent: Mughal, Princely states and colonial (1526-1947) => British India => Topic started by: @josephjk on November 04, 2015, 03:37:05 PM

Title: 1820-31 KM#73 1/4 rupee Bengal Presidency - AH 1204 / RY 45 Banaras
Post by: @josephjk on November 04, 2015, 03:37:05 PM
Pridmore 324A.  Edge Straight grained, weight 2.92 grams, dia 16.9 mm

- Banaras mint, inverted v mark on obverse + dot in center of cluster on reverse (see image)
- also minted at Calcutta, inverted v mark on obverse - 'ᶺ'

Title: Re: 1820-31 KM#73 1/4 rupee Bengal Presidency - AH 1204 / RY 45 Banaras
Post by: cmerc on February 14, 2016, 07:03:05 AM
Very nice specimen, and great picture illustrating the Banaras privy marks.
Title: Re: 1820-31 KM#73 1/4 rupee Bengal Presidency - AH 1204 / RY 45 Banaras
Post by: @josephjk on February 14, 2016, 03:05:14 PM
Thanks cmerc... and this is the Calcutta mint coin without the dot in the cluster Pridmore# 322