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East India Company, Bengal Presidency, Calcutta Mint: Second milled issue, silver Pattern Pr...

In The Puddester Collection (Part 1)

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The complete set of six Calcutta silver Patterns from unfinished designs


East India Company, Bengal Presidency, Calcutta Mint: Second milled issue, silver Pattern Proof Mohur or Rupee in the name of ‘Shah ‘Alam II (1173-1221h/1759-1806), unsigned, from unfinished designs, no hegira date, frozen regnal yr 19 [1793], naming Murshidabad, sikka zad bar haft kishwar saya fazl ilah hami din muhammad shah alam badshah [defender of the religion of Muhammad, Shah ‘Alam emperor, shadow of the divine favour, put his stamp on the seven climes], no private marks, rev. zarb murshidabad sanah 19 julus maimanat manus [struck at Murshidabad in the 19th year of his reign of tranquil prosperity], edge plain, 27mm, 12.44g/12h (Prid. 355 [Sale, lot 679]; Stevens 4.12; KM. Pn14). Toning spot on obverse, otherwise brilliant and practically as struck, lightly toned, extremely rare [certified and graded NGC PF 63] £2,000-£2,600

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Provenance: F. Pridmore Collection, Part II, Glendining Auction (London), 18-19 October 1982, lot 679 (part), ticket
Bt Spink (London) May 1983.

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The complete set of six Calcutta silver Patterns from unfinished designs


East India Company, Bengal Presidency, Calcutta Mint: Second milled issue, silver Pattern Proof Mohur or Rupee in the name of ‘Shah ‘Alam II (1173-1221h/1759-1806), unsigned, from unfinished designs, no hegira date, frozen regnal yr 19 [1793], naming Murshidabad, sikka zad bar haft kishwar saya fazl ilah hami din muhammad shah alam badshah [defender of the religion of Muhammad, Shah ‘Alam emperor, shadow of the divine favour, put his stamp on the seven climes], no private marks, rev. zarb murshidabad sanah 19 julus maimanat manus [struck at Murshidabad in the 19th year of his reign of tranquil prosperity], edge plain, 27mm, 12.44g/12h (Prid. 355 [Sale, lot 679]; Stevens 4.12; KM. Pn14). Toning spot on obverse, otherwise brilliant and practically as struck, lightly toned, extremely rare [certified and graded NGC PF 63] £2,000-£2,600

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Provenance: F. Pridmore Collection, Part II, Glendining Auction (London), 18-19 October 1982, lot 679 (part), ticket
Bt Spink (London) May 1983.

Owner’s ticket

The Puddester Collection (Part 1)

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