1/4 Rupee

Dynasty / Name of State : British India
Ruler / Authority : George V
Denomination : 1/4 Rupee
Metal : Silver
Weight (gm) : 2.91
Size (mm) : 19-19.2
Shape : Round
Calendar System : AD (Anno Domini)
Issued Year : 1914
Minting Technique : Die Struck
   
History of British India

The history of British India is one that all Indians are familiar with. The Rebellion or Mutiny of 1857 showed how discontent the Indian population were with company rule in India. Long standing mismanagement and exploitation by the East India Company of the Indian population and their sentiments had created growing resentment which ultimately sparked the rebellion of 1857.

Once the mantle was passed from the East India Company to the British Government, it was easier for them to manag...

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