India 1918(b) rupee

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This rupee was struck at the Bombay mint at the end of World War One. Wartime issues at Bombay (dot on reverse) and Calcutta (no dot) were large but dwindled and ceased after 1922, not to resume until 1938.

Recorded mintage: 210,550,000.

Specification: 11.66 g, .917 fine silver, .344 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 524.


  • 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.

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