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The 'Pig' Rupee

Posted by Amit Bhandari on

The 'Pig' Rupee
The first silver rupee coins struck in the name of George V had an unfortunate mistake - the image of an elephant in a decoration came out with short legs & trunks, resembling a pig. The coin caused a furor and new coins had to change the design to show a more elephant like image.

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