Proof 1 Rupee, Issued by Bengal, India, 1840, S incuse
Minted by Madras Mint
A young head of the Queen facing left; around above the head, VICTORIA QUEEN; S incuse on neck truncation
At the centre within an olive wreath, ONE / RUPEE / a line in Persian script (Yek Rupiya; translation: One Rupee); around, EAST INDIA COMPANY 1840.
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Type of item
11.64 g (Weight)
Pridmore 46 KM#458
[Book] Pridmore, Fred. 1975. The Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations, Part 4, India. 1., Vol.2 p. 30 Pages
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2006. Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900.