1 Pice, Issued by, Benares Province, Bengal, India, 1815 - 1821

Obverse Description

Legend in Persian script (translation: In the 37th year of the Emperor Shah Alam)

Reverse Description

Legend in Persian and Hindi script (translation: one pai sikka)

Edge Description



This issue was originally authorised under Regulation VII, 29 April 1814 for circulation in the Province of Benares but circulation was extended between 1817 and 1836 to all of the Bengal Presidency. It was demonetized in 1844.

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