India 1905(c) rupee
The first specimen was lot 2431 in Stephen Album sale 27 (Santa Rosa, CA, January 2017), where it sold for $99.87. The catalog description noted, "BRITISH INDIA: Edward VII, 1901-1910, AR rupee, 1905(c). PCGS graded MS63." The rupees of Edward VII were struck 1903-10 and most dates are common. Proofs are rare. The Bombay mint contributed another 76,202,000.
Recorded mintage: 51,258,000.
Specification: 11.66 g, .917 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM-508. S&W-7.27.
- 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 27, featuring the Dr. Paul Stevens Collection of Indian Coins, Part VI, Santa Rosa, CA: Stephen Album Rare Coins, Inc., 2016.