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Thursday, June 10, 2010

VICTORIA SERIES COINS

The coins issued by the British after 1840 bore the portrait of Queen Victoria. The first coinage under the crown was issued in 1862 and in 1877 Queen Victoria assumed the title the Empress of India.On all the coins dated 1877 - 1901 "Victoria Empress" was inscribed on coins .The one rupee coin was a silver coin with on one side potrait of Queen Victoria and on the other side "ONE RUPEE" and "INDIA" written in english.Nothing is written in hindi or urdu.



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