2 Pies, Hyderabad State, Mir Mahbub Ali Khan – tezbid

2 Pies, Hyderabad State, Mir Mahbub Ali Khan

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Copper 2 pie (1/96 of a rupee) coins of the Princely State of Hyderabad. These were minted from 1904-11 during the reign of Mir Mahbub Ali Khan. The obverse carries the Tughra, or the stylized inscription of the Nizam, while the reverse has the value (2 pies). 1 pie was the smallest unit of currency in pre-independence India, and 3 pies were equal to 1 paisa. These coins, like other coins of Hyderabad, carry the date as per the Islamic calendar. 

Weight: 3.67 grams

Diameter: 20.6 mm

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Coins are part of a lot. The coin you get will be one of the coins in the picture 4. These coins are over 100 years old and will have some wear and tear.