Thursday, October 8, 2015

East India Company - 1808 - X Cash (10 Cash Copper Coin): Copper – 4.66 g – ø 25.8 mm KM# 320


Obverse

Coat of arms of the East India Company: 2 lions, St George's cross on the crest and flags, motto on the ribbon "Auspicio Regis et Senatus Anglia", date below
Lettering:
EAST INDIA COMPANY
AUSP : REGIS & SENAT : ANGLIA
1808

Translation: By the authority of the King and Parliament of England

Reverse

The value in Persian: Dah kas do falus ast & English divided by a double line
Lettering:
ده کس دو فلوس است
X. CASH.

Translation: Ten cash make two falus

Edge

Plain

Comments

- Weight varies 4.4 - 4.66 gm
- Diamter varies 25.6-25.8 mm
- Many found in the wreckage of the Admiral Gardener.
- Parallel to the rupee, the Madras Presidency also used the fanam.
80 cash = 1 fanam
12 fanam = 1 rupee
42 fanam = 1 gold Pagoda = 3.5 rupees

Obverse

Coat of arms of the East India Company: 2 lions, St George's cross on the crest and flags, motto on the ribbon "Auspicio Regis et Senatus Anglia", date below
Lettering:
EAST INDIA COMPANY
AUSP : REGIS & SENAT : ANGLIA
1808

Translation: By the authority of the King and Parliament of England

Reverse

The value in Persian: Dah kas do falus ast & English divided by a double line
Lettering:
ده کس دو فلوس است
X. CASH.

Translation: Ten cash make two falus

Edge

Plain

Comments

- Weight varies 4.4 - 4.66 gm
- Diamter varies 25.6-25.8 mm
- Many found in the wreckage of the Admiral Gardener.
- Parallel to the rupee, the Madras Presidency also used the fanam.
80 cash = 1 fanam
12 fanam = 1 rupee
42 fanam = 1 gold Pagoda = 3.5 rupees

Obverse

Coat of arms of the East India Company: 2 lions, St George's cross on the crest and flags, motto on the ribbon "Auspicio Regis et Senatus Anglia", date below
Lettering:
EAST INDIA COMPANY
AUSP : REGIS & SENAT : ANGLIA
1808

Translation: By the authority of the King and Parliament of England

Reverse

The value in Persian: Dah kas do falus ast & English divided by a double line
Lettering:
ده کس دو فلوس است
X. CASH.

Translation: Ten cash make two falus

Edge

Plain

Comments

- Weight varies 4.4 - 4.66 gm
- Diamter varies 25.6-25.8 mm
- Many found in the wreckage of the Admiral Gardener.
- Parallel to the rupee, the Madras Presidency also used the fanam.
80 cash = 1 fanam
12 fanam = 1 rupee
42 fanam = 1 gold Pagoda = 3.5 rupees

Obverse

Coat of arms of the East India Company: 2 lions, St George's cross on the crest and flags, motto on the ribbon "Auspicio Regis et Senatus Anglia", date below
Lettering:
EAST INDIA COMPANY
AUSP : REGIS & SENAT : ANGLIA
1808

Translation: By the authority of the King and Parliament of England

Reverse

The value in Persian: Dah kas do falus ast & English divided by a double line
Lettering:
ده کس دو فلوس است
X. CASH.

Translation: Ten cash make two falus

Edge

Plain

Comments

- Weight varies 4.4 - 4.66 gm
- Diamter varies 25.6-25.8 mm
- Many found in the wreckage of the Admiral Gardener.
- Parallel to the rupee, the Madras Presidency also used the fanam.
80 cash = 1 fanam
12 fanam = 1 rupee
42 fanam = 1 gold Pagoda = 3.5 rupees

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