India 1904(c) rupee
This specimen was lot 2900 in Stephen Album sale 37 (Santa Rosa, CA, June 2020), where it sold for $130.90. The catalog description noted, "BRITISH INDIA: Edward VII, 1901-1910, AR rupee, 1904 (c), a lovely example with attractive original toning! PCGS graded MS63." The rupees of Edward VII were struck 1903-10 and most dates are common. Proofs are rare. The Bombay mint contributed an additional 101,949,000 in 1904.
Recorded mintage: 58,339,000 + proofs.
Specification: 11.66 g, 0.917 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM-508, S&W-7.23, Prid-190.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th 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.
- Album, Stephen, Joseph Lang, Paul Montz, Michael Barry and Norman Douglas Nicol, Auction 37, featuring the Gamal Amer Collection of Egyptian Coins and the Ahmed Sultan Collection of Ottoman Coins, Part II, Santa Rosa, CA: Stephen Album Rare Coins, Inc., 2020.