4 Pice (Pies or Pai), Issued by, East India Company, Madras Presidency, India, 1825
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Company arms, a quartered shield (crowned Royal shield in the first quarter of the shield else plain); crest of a helm with lion holding the Imperial Crown; lion supporters, each holding a banner charged with a cross motto below on ribbon, AUSP: REGIS & SEN: ANGLIAE (translation: under the auspices of the king and senate of England); above motto, 1825

Reverse Description

Within an open wreath (right tip points up), 4 / value in Persian (chahar pai) / in Persian the date 1240

Edge Description



Struck as fractions of the Madras rupee which had been introduced in 1817

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