1 Rupee, Madras Presidency, 1812 – tezbid

1 Rupee, Madras Presidency, 1812

  • Rs. 1,900.00

Silver 1 rupee coin of Madras Presidency, minted in the name of Mughal emperor Alamgir II, AH 1172 (Islamic calendar) - or 1812 AD. These coins were minted at the Arcat mint and the mint mark - closed lotus, can be seen in the fifth picture. 

Prior to 1835, East India Company minted its coins in the name of the Mughal emperor - who still was a titular ruler of India. The Madras, Bombay and Calcutta presidencies minted their own coins. 

This is a VERY RARE coin, with a numista rarity score of 90. Read more about this coin here

Weight: 11.66 grams (approx)

Diameter: 27.8 mm

Coins are part of a lot. Condition as seen in the picture. The coin you get will be picked from the coins shown in picture. These coins are over 200 years old and will have some wear on them.