1/4 Rupee, East India Company, Shah Alam, 1204 – tezbid

1/4 Rupee, East India Company, Shah Alam, 1204

  • Rs. 1,100.00


Silver 1/4 Rupee coins minted by the East India Company (Bengal Presidency) in the name of Mughal emperor Shah Alam. There are 2 separate types of coins - 16.6 mm diameter and 17 mm diameter - see picture for comparison. Both the coins carry the date 1202 (Islamic calendar). However, they were minted in different years - the larger diameter coin was minted in 1793 AD while the smaller diameter coin was minted in 1831 AD. The weights are 2.9 grams and 2.92 grams (approx). 

Both of these are Very RARE coins, with numista rarity scores of 76 and 88 respectively.  Read more about these coins here and here

Coins are part of a lot. The coin you get may not be the coin in the picture, but will be a coin in similar condition. 

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