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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Denomination

    • rupee
  • Description

    Gold coin struck in Java.

  • Authority

  • Date

    • 1784
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 15.7 grammes
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition notes

    Ticket reads: Marsden MCCXLVIII

  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • HSBC.1894 (Money Gallery Exhibited)
    • Marsden MCCXLVIII
Gold coin struck in Java.

Obverse & Reverse

Reproduced by permission of the artist. © The Trustees of the British Museum

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