EAST INDIA RARE PIG RUPEES X2 GENUINE EAST INDIA SILVER GEORGE V PIG RUPEES THE VERY RARE 1911C CALCUTTA PIG RUPEE AND THE RARE 1911B PIG RUPEE Mum knew her stuff Mum wrote an intresting fact about this pig rupee On the 1911 issues of the one rupees Half rupee quarter rupee two annas and the extreamly rare 1/4 Anna. The king is shown wearing a robe with a small elephant on it. This elephant was thought to resemble a pig with the trunk appearing to be a pig snout. And the short legs not appearing very elephant like this offended the religious sensibilities of many so as a result most of the rupees minted for 1911 was with held from circulation and melted hence why the 1911 pig rupee so rare. The 1912 coins onwards had a redesigned elephant THESE COINS ARE HARD TO COME BY AND ARE Extremely RARE (CALCUTTA) 1911C British India King George V PIG One Rupee Silver coin NO MINT MARK UNDER THE FLOWER An extremely rare rupee. So just bare in mind the age marks will be magnified as wellI. We wasnt allowed to handle mums coins without gloves on so i always do mum always insisted on that now i do know what mum gave for her coins and i will only take something near. Or they will be relisted mum wanted them to go to a good collection to be cared for as mum did not a dealer.. Or to be melted so mums wishes will be granted folks I have others but they will be listed at a later date Sent 1st class recorded Packaged well See mums other rare silver coins. The item “VERY RARE 1911C. CALCUTTA & RARE 1911b King George V PIG One Rupee Silver Coins” is in sale since Saturday, October 10, 2020. This item is in the category “Coins\Coins\World\Asia”. The seller is “marlybob1″ and is located in Leeds. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Year of Issue: 1911c & 1911b
- Collections/ Bulk Lots: Collections/ Bulk Lots
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: India
- Region of Origin: Asia
- Country: India