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Interesting Varieties of Antique Indian Coins from the Colonial Era


• If you are planning build a collection of antique coins of India from the colonial period, there are several categories that can be considered. • The Dutch East India Company issued tin coins of the denomination Bazruk, featuring a VOC monogram on the obverse and a Cauri shell on the reverse.


• Antique Indian coins issued by the Danish East India Company can be segregated based on their rulers. For example Christian IV issued lead coins of the denomination cash featuring the company's monogram. • The French East India Company issued antique Indian coins in the name of Ahmad Shah Bahadur of the denomination 1 rupee in Silver.


• The British East India Company issued gold coins of the denomination 1 Mohur featuring a portrait of Queen Victoria facing left on the obverse. • The East India Company struck copper coins of the denomination cash for Madras Presidency featuring date in two lines on the obverse and Telugu inscriptions in two lines on the reverse.


• The East India Company struck copper coins of the denomination half piece for Bengal Presidency featuring Persian inscriptions on the obverse and reverse. • Similarly, silver coins of the denomination 1/5th were struck for Bombay Presidency featuring the Persian legend Shah Jahan Badshah.


• Rare Coins of British India struck under the regime of Queen Victoria featured a crowned and robed bust of the queen facing left on the obverse. • There are many other antique coins of India that were struck under the colonial regime of Portugal and Ceylon.

Interesting varieties of antique indian coins from the colonial era 15th may,18  

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Interesting varieties of antique indian coins from the colonial era 15th may,18  

Learn about Interesting varieties of antique Indian coins from the colonial era through this ppt. https://www.mintageworld.com/coin/dynasty...

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