1 Rupee, Madras Presidency, 1823 – tezbid

1 Rupee, Madras Presidency, 1823

  • Rs. 1,950.00

Silver 1 rupee coin of Madras Presidency, minted in the name of Mughal emperor Alamgir II, AH 1172 (Islamic calendar) - or 1823 AD. These coins were minted at the Arcat mint and the mint mark - open 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 82. Read more about this coin here

Weight: 11.66 grams (approx)

Diameter: 26.6 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.