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EAST INDIA Company MATA AMBA coin age 1818 (NA-02)
Coin value was half Anna
Age shown of back side age 1818
Coin metal: copper
Item code for our reference: - NA-02
Currency rate was as below at that time
1 pie = 1/3 pice = 1/12 Anna
1 pice = 1/4 Anna = 1/64 rupee
Half Anna = 1/32 rupee
1 Anna = 1/16 rupee
15 rupees (approximately) = 1 mohur
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