India 1835(c) 1/4 rupee

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This type was struck at Bombay and Calcutta in numerous varieties with a frozen date until the introduction of the Victoria quarter rupee (KM 453) in 1840. It is not common in nice condition.

Recorded mintage: 9,842,000 at Calcutta plus 5,760,000 at Bombay.

Specification: 2.92 g, .917 fine silver, .086 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 448.6.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Stevens, Paul, and Randy Weir, The Uniform Coinage of India, 1835 to 1947, A Catalogue and Pricelist, London, Spink & Son Ltd, 2012.

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