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5 Rupees (1/3rd Mohur): CM.IN.4403-R

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Ruler: Anonymous
Issuer: East India Company (Struck in the name of)
Mint: Madras (Inferred)




History note: No provenance.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 19 mm
Image(width): 19 mm
Weight: 3.88 g

Place(s) associated

  • Madras

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (1908)


Production date: inferred AD 1820 : AD (1820)


Coinage based on North Indian standards - Gold coinage

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Milled (metal)

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.IN.4403-R
Primary reference Number: 101624
Catalogue: 2458
Ordering: PS-2472
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Audit data

Created: Monday 14 April 2014 Updated: Monday 14 April 2014 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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