1/4 Rupee, Issued by Bengal, India, 1840 (AD)
Mint not recorded
A round silver coin (20 mm). The obverse features a young head of the Quen facing left; around at sides, VICTORIA QUEEN. The reverse has at the centre within an olive wreath, 1/4 RUPEE then a line in Arab script; around, EAST INDIA COMPANY 1840.
Bare head of the queen facing left; around at sides, 'VICTORIA QUEEN'.
At the centre within an olive wreath, 1/4 / RUPEE / a line in Persian and Hindi script (Chahar ana; translation: Four Annas); around above, EAST INDIA COMPANY; below, 1840
Donation from Mr Robert Edwards - Museum of Victoria, 24/5/1984
VICTORIA QUEEN 1/4 RUPEE EAST INDIA COMPANY 1840.
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