1st Issue

MADRAS PRESIDENCY
Silver Coins

  Half Pagoda                                        DESCRIPTION

* Metal: Silver
* Weight: 21.17 gms 
* Diameter: 36.5 mm
* Mint: Madras

* Obv:  Temple Gopuram with stars on
             the sides. Value half pagoda in
             English and Persian around the
             flan. A star on the tip of the
             temple gopuram.
* Rev:
 Vishnu God surrounded by dots.
              Value (half pagoda) in Telgu &
              Tamil around the flan of the
              coin.
* Edge: Oblique milling or Grained. 

P NO

 KM #

MINT AH RY AD DESCRIPTION IMG
151 -

Madras

- - 1807 12 Star Each side -
152 -

Madras

- - 1807 14 Star Each side -
153 -

Madras

- - 1807 15 Star Each side -
154 -

Madras

- - 1807 16 Star Each side -

 Quarter Pagoda                                  DESCRIPTION

* Metal: Silver
* Weight: 10.58 gms 
* Diameter: 27.2 mm
* Mint: Madras

* Obv: Temple Gopuram with stars on
             the sides. Value quarter
             pagoda in English and Persian
             around the flan.
             A star on the tip of the temple
             gopuram.
* Rev:
Vishnu God surrounded by dots.
             Value (quarter pagoda) in Telgu
             & Tamil around the flan of the
             coin.
* Edge: Oblique Milling or Grained

155 - Madras - - 1807 9 Stars Each side -
156 - Madras - - 1807 13/1/13 Stars -

 Five Fanams                                              DESCRIPTION

* Metal: Silver
* Weight: 4.65 gms 
* Diameter: 17.3 mm
* Mint: Madras

* Obv: Value (five fanams) in Persian  
             in the center of the coin. Value                in English around the flan.
* Rev:
Value (five fanams) in Telgu in
             the center  & Tamil around the                flan of the coin.
* Edge:
Oblique Milling or Grained

157 - Madras - - 1807 - -
158 - Madras - - 1807 - -
158A - Madras - - 1807 - -
159 - Madras - - 1807 A typical mis-spelt forgery
(Five Eanams)
-

 Double Fanam                                       DESCRIPTION

* Metal: Silver
* Weight: 1.85 gms 
* Diameter: 12.5 mm
* Mint: Madras

* Obv: Value (double fanams) in
             Persian in the center of the
             coin. Value in
             English around the flan.
* Rev:
Value (double fanams) in Telgu
             in the center  & Tamil around
             the flan of the coin.
* Edge: plain 

160 - Madras - - 1807 Obv & Rev : Centre circle, -
161 - Madras - - 1807 Obv & Rev : No Centre circle, -
162 - Madras - - 1807 Obv & Rev : Centre circle, -
163 - Madras - - 1807 Obv & Rev : Centre circle, -
164 - Madras - - 1807 Obv : No Centre circle
Rev : Centre circle,
-
165 - Madras - - 1807 A typical mis-spelt forgery
Doble EANAM
-

 Fanam                                                    DESCRIPTION

* Metal: Silver
* Weight: 0.92 gms 
* Diameter: 10.0 mm
* Mint: Madras

* Obv: Value (fanam) in English around
             the flan. Star between 'F' & 'M'                of fanam.
* Rev:
Star in the centre of the coin.
            Value in Tamil & Telgu around
            the flan.
* Edge: plain 

166 - Madras - - 1807 Obv & Rev : Centre circle, -
167 - Madras - - 1807 Obv : No Centre circle, Rev : Centre circle, with crossed branches below the star -
168 - Madras - - -1807 Obv : No Centre circle, Rev : Centre circle, with crossed branches below the star -

This list was prepared by Dr. Jinadatha

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