1/2 Rupee, Issued by East India Company, India, 1840
WW incuse, Type 2
A round silver coin (25 mm). The obverse features a young head of the Quen facing left; around at sides, VICTORIA QUEEN; W.W. incuse on truncation. 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 at sides, 'VICTORIA QUEEN;' '.W.W' incuse on neck truncation.
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.
Donation from Mr Robert Edwards - Museum of Victoria, 24/5/1984
VICTORIA QUEEN W.W. 1/2 RUPEE EAST INDIA COMPANY 1840.
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