Ancient coin of British India Bengal Presidency Silver 1793-1818 SPECIFICATIONS Composition: Silver Weight: 11.09 g Diameter: 26.5 mm Thickness:2.5 mm Edge: Plain Alignment: Coin Mint: Murshidabad DESIGN Obverse: Persian inscription, zewar jamil/sikkah/fateh din registry/shudah/ hindustan (Beautifull coin, purified by Fateh Din, registered in Hindustan). Reverse: Persian-julus (formula), mu'affiq murshidabad (in the style of Murshidabad).19 Julus Maimanet Manus (Struck at Murshidabad in the 19th year of his tranquil prosperous reign). In 1766 Emperor Shah Alam gave the East India Company possession in Bengal, Orissa and Bihar. This made the company nominally responsible only to the Emperor. In 1777 the Frozen Year 19 of Shah Alam Rupees were made at Calcutta and were continued until 1835.Coins of Bengal Presidency were produced from ca. 1642 to 1835. Please contact, If you are a serious buyer. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to own a rare majestic piece of history that you will not even found in a museum.