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EAST INDIA Company MATA AMBA coin age 1818 (NA-02)
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Region of Origin: Asia Year of Issue: 1818
Country: India

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

Presidency coin introduction (under construction) mughal style coinage introduction Most early presidency coinage were stuck in the Mughal pattern, particularly for the higher denominations in

Even though the British had established a trading post at Fort William (in modern day Kolkata), Bengal Presidency acquired its proper form after the Battle of Buxar in 1764. As a outcome of the Indian defeat, Shuja-ud-Daulah of Oudh signed the Treaty of Allahbad, granting the East India Company rights to collect revenues from large parts of eastern India. Early Bengal Presidency issues were stuck under the name of the Mughal Emperor Alamgir II, and later Shah Alam II. The monetary system followed (which was to be an Indian standard till 1 April 1957)

Bombay Presidency issues

In December 1672, the East India Company started a mint in Bombay and European style silver, copper and tin coins were struck here. The silver coins were named Anglina, the copper coins were named Copperoon and the tin coins Tinny. The monetary system followed was 11 Tinnys = 1 Copperoon and 48 Copperoons = 1 Anglina. The obverse of these coins consisted the arms of the Company in the inner circle and the legend HON:SOC:ANG:IND:ORI (Honorabilis Sociatas Anglicana Indiarum Orientalium) in the outer circle. The reverse of these coins had a legend MON BOMBAY ANGLIC REGIMS A°7° in the centre and another legend A DEO PAX & INCREMENTVM around it.[1][2]In

In India most popular religious was Hindu so to attract Hindu east India Company start publish Hindu god and goddess picture up on coin after 1700

Regal issues

After the Indian Rebellion of 1857, the ruling power over India was transferred from the British East India Company to the British Crown. From 1862 till Indian independence in 1947, coins were stuck under the authority of the crown. Gaps in years indicate that coinage was not struck bearing those dates. Sometimes, coins were struck during subsequent years bearing a previous date, for example, coins bearing the year 1862.Victoria Queen (1862-1876)

Victoria Empress (1877-1901)

Edward VII (1903-1910)

bald king, talk about crowned issues ("correction of mistake").

George V (1911-1936)

1911 pig rupee wartime measures (non-silver coinage)

Edward VIII (-)


During the short reign of Edward VIII no coins were issued in India bearing his portrait. Several coins bearing the portrait of Edward VIII are sometimes offered for sale on online auction sites, but these fantasy pieces are possibly modern productions and never under consideration for official issue

George VI (1938-1947)

1939 rupee change in silver content wartime measures

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