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If you’ve been looking for detailed information about rare coins of British India and other antique Indian Coins, Mintage World is the World’s largest online museum for coins, notes and stamps, where you can find all the colonial coins. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Colonial Coins

Intrigue information on Colonial Coins
How East India Company came into existence?
  • East India Company was established in the early
    17th century. What started off as a trade
    relation slowly started taking a new turn. They
    started setting up colonies and after a point
    covered almost the entire of India. Several
    British Indian Colonial coins were minted during
    this time period. Some collectors have developed
    a special kind of interest in collecting British
    India coins.

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Different types of Colonial Coins
  • Different administrative regions like the Madras
    presidency, Bengal presidency and Bombay
    Presidency was set up. Each of these presidencies
    issued their own types of British India coins.
    Under Queen Victorias regime, gold as well as
    silver coins were issued. ! mohur gold coins of
    1862 have a great value in the market today.

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Colonial Coins of India
  • British India coins also include the ones that
    were issued under the regime of King Edward VI,
    George VI etc. The imperial coins issued under
    their regimes featured a portrait of the
    respective kings. Coins of numerous denomination
    from 1/12 anna to 30 rupees was issued under the
    regime of George VI.

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Collect Colonial Coins
  • Apart from silver coins, many copper coins can
    also be included in the British India coinage. If
    you are collector then you can start by
    collecting coins hat were issued by a certain
    emperor. Once you have completed a particular
    set, then you can go ahead and collect coins
    issued by the next emperor.

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  • In spite of the fact that the history behind
    British India was more about the opportunity
    battle, several Colonial Coins and antique Indian
    Coins are collected even today world over. If you
    are searching information about these rare coins
    of British India, Mintage World is where you will
    find it!
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