1 Pice, Issued by, Bengal, India, 1796

Obverse Description

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

Reverse Description

The legend "one pai sikka" in Bengali, Persian and Hindi scripts

Edge Description



The issue of the copper pice denomination was authorised on 2 October 1795 but the weight standard was reduced in May 1796 and again in 1809. This coin is of the 1796 standard.

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