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falcon
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Hi, friends,

Can you please identify or tell me the value of this East India Company Coin. Image showing bellow :






June 9, 2013 at 3:46 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Vivek
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Its modern Token.

east india compnay never issued coins in the name of Hindu gods. You will find these coins as temple token or tokens. These are availabe for Rs50 -100 in market. If you are collecting these for just fun you can collect.

Usually dates are 1616,1818. In fact in early 16th century EIC never issued coins.

Please refer to site for EIC coins.

http://www.chiefacoins.com/Database/Countries/East_India_Company.htm

Vivek

Also refer to blog http://kulraj-the-numismatist.blogspot.in/2009/02/east-india-company-coins.html

 

 

June 10, 2013 at 12:47 AM Flag Quote & Reply

falcon
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Thank you dude. Actually I find this coin from a friend. So I wanted to know about the coin. I had a doubt too about its originality. I have a hobby of coin collecting too.

June 10, 2013 at 1:43 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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