Item 179 out of 251
Lot # 179 - Extremely Rare Silver Half Pagoda Coin of Madras Presidency.
Extremely Rare Silver Half Pagoda Coin of Madras Presidency.
Extremely Rare Silver Half Pagoda Coin of Madras Presidency. Extremely Rare Silver Half Pagoda Coin of Madras Presidency. Extremely Rare Silver Half Pagoda Coin of Madras Presidency.
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Start Price 150000 Estimated Price 150000-200000
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DenominationSilver 1/2 Pagoda MetalSilver
Full Description:

Madras Presidency, Silver 1/2 Pagoda, 2nd Issue, 1808 AD, Edge: Oblique Milling, Obv: seven tiered gopuram of a temple with 9 stars each sides, a buckled garter encircling the central design, the value in English "HALF PAGODA",  Persian "neem hun pahuli", Rev: the deity Vishnu holding swords in his both the hands, rising a lotus flower, dotted and other symbols on each side, surrounded by three circles of beads, all this within a ribbon, the ends of which are separated by star, the value around in Tamil "arai pu vara kun", Telugu “ara pu vara hun" all within a beaded border, 21.0g, 36.32mm, (Unlisted Type in all major references), choice very fine, Extremely Rare.

This combination of swords in both the hands is being offered for the first time in auction.