1/2 Rupee, Issued by East India Company, India, 1840 B
A round silver coin (25 mm). The obverse features a young head of the Quen facing left; around above, VICTORIA QUEEN. The reverse has at the centre within an olive wreath, 1/2 RUPEE then a line in Arab script; around, EAST INDIA COMPANY 1840.
Bare head of the queen facing left; around above, 'VICTORIA QUEEN'.
At the centre within an olive wreath, HALF / RUPEE / a line in Persian script (Hasht ana; translation: Eight Annas); around above, EAST INDIA COMPANY; below, 1840.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
VICTORIA QUEEN 1/2 RUPEE EAST INDIA COMPANY 1840.
Type of item
5.758 g (Weight)