Half Rupee, Edward VII, 1905-1910 – tezbid

Half Rupee, Edward VII, 1905-1910

  • Rs. 1,500.00

Silver half rupee coins of Edward VII, Emperor of India, minted from 1905-1910. These coins are 0.917 (91.7% silver) and were minted in Bombay and Calcutta mints. Obverse features the uncrowned head of King Edward, facing right. These coins were very different from the earlier rupee coins, which featured Empress Victoria in a regal robe and wearing a crown. The bare-headed portrait led some people to suspect that the coins did not carry the image of the king but some minor official. 

These coins were minted in relatively small numbers are scarce compared to the 1 rupee coin of Edward VII. Read more about this coin here

Weight: 5.83 grams (approx)

Diameter: 24 mm (approx)

Coins are part of a lot. The coin you get may be different from the coins in the picture, but will be a coin in similar condition. Coins are of 1907 and 1910. If you want a specific year, check with the seller before placing your order. Price is per coin.