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Rupee: CM.44-2008

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: George VI (1936-47) (Struck in the name of)
State: India

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2008-01-28) by Keatley, John

Dating

Production date: AD 1940

Components of the work

Object composed of paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Crowned head of George VI left on medallion at upper right, blank arched window at left

  • Text: GOVERNMENT / OF INDIA // ONE / RUPEE
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: One-rupee coin at upper left with denomination beneath, Persian inscription at centre, blank window with royal monogram above at right

  • Text: GOVERNMENT / OF INDIA
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.44-2008
Primary reference Number: 165605
Serial: X33 644954
Bruce & Shafer: 25a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 24 January 2013 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Rupee" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/165605 Accessed: 2024-04-16 04:44:11

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