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Madras Presidency

Muhammadan System - Copper Coinage

                                                   4 PICE - DESCRIPTION

* 1824-1825 AD
* Metal: Copper
* Weight:8.55gms 
* Diameter: 27.0mm
* Mint: Royal mint, London
 
* AH: 1240 = AD 1824/1825
 

* Obv: Arms of the company & date
* Rev: Value in Persian with a 4 above, AH year 1240, surrounded within 2 wreaths.

* Edge: Plain

4 PICE - VARIETIES

* 1824 AD 
* Right wreath tip is pointing down
* KM #  442                   * P # 274

* 1825 AD
* Right wreath tip is pointing down
* KM #  442a                   * P # 276

* 1825 AD
* Right wreath tip is pointing up
* KM #  442b                   * P # 278

* 1825 AD
* Right wreath tip is pointing straight
* KM #  442c                   * P # 279

                                                   2 PICE - DESCRIPTION

* 1825 AD
* Metal: Copper
* Weight:4.27gms 
* Diameter: 22.0mm
* Mint: Royal mint, London
* AH: 1240 = AD 1825
* KM #  441                   * P # 280
 

* Obv: Arms of the company & date
* Rev: Value in Persian with a 2 above, AH year 1240, surrounded within 2 wreaths.

* Edge: Plain

2 PICE - NO VARIETIES

                                                   1 PICE - DESCRIPTION

* 1825/1833 AD
* Metal: Copper
* Weight:2.13gms 
* Diameter: 17.7mm
* Mint: Royal mint, London
* AH: 1240 = AD 1825
* AH: 1248 = AD 1833

* Obv: Arms of the company & date
* Rev: Value in Persian with a 1 above, AH year 1240, surrounded within 2 wreaths.

* Edge: Plain

1 PICE - VARIETIES

* 1825 AD 
* Two dots below the hook like letter
* KM #  440                   * P # 282

* 1825 AD
* One dot below the hook like letter
* KM #  440                   * P # 284

* 1825 AD
* No dot below the hook like letter
* KM #  440                   * P # 285

* 1833 AD
* No much is known about this coin
* KM #  440                   * P # 286

This list was prepared by Dr. Jinadatha

Madras Presidency

      Muhammadan System - Miscellanous Coins 

Copper Coinage - Madapollam (1 coin only)

                                         Madapollam Cash - DESCRIPTION

* 1701-1702 AD
* Metal: Copper
* Weight:1.79-2.24gms 
* Diameter: 11.7mm
* Mint: Madapollam
* KM #  287                   * P # 287
 

* Obv: Heart shaped shield (balemark), on top large 4, the shield contains letters "EEIC" representing English East India Company.
* Rev: Line drawing of a single standing diety.
* Edge: Plain

Madapollam Cash - NO VARIETIES

      Muhammadan System - Miscellanous Coins 

Tegnapatam or Ft St David Coins: Gold & Copper

                                   Tegnapatam Gold Pagoda - DESCRIPTION

* 1698 AD
* Metal: Gold
* Weight:3.41gms 
* Diameter: 11.5mm
* Mint: Tegnapatam or Ft St David
* KM #  unlisted                   * P # 288

* Obv: Single standing deity in the center surrounded by the letter TEVNAPATNAM.
* Rev: Granulated surface.
* Edge: Plain
 

Tegnapatam Gold Pagoda - NO VARIETIES

                           Tegnapatam Copper Cash 1st variety - DESCRIPTION

* 1740 AD
* Metal: Copper
* Weight:1.36gms 
* Diameter: 9.0-12.0mm
* Mint: Tegnapatam or Ft St David
* KM #  289                   * P # 289

* Obv: One line of Tamil Letter meaning Sri.
* Rev: Two line of Tamil meaning Kumpini.
* Edge: Plain

                           Tegnapatam Copper Cash 2nd variety - DESCRIPTION

* 1741 AD
* Metal: Copper
* Weight:1.36gms 
* Diameter: 9.0-12.0mm
* Mint: Tegnapatam or Ft St David
* KM #  290                   * P # 290

* Obv: A star.
* Rev: Two line of Tamil meaning Kumpini.
* Edge: Plain

 

This list was prepared by Dr. Jinadatha

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Copper coins :

4 Pice Year: 1824 P#274

Obverse

Reverse
4 Pice Year: 1825 P#276

Obverse

Reverse
2 Pice

Obverse

Reverse
1 Pice P#282

Obverse

Reverse
1 Pice P#285

Obverse

Reverse
 





















Copper coins

Madapollam cash

Obverse

Reverse
Tegnapatam Gold Pagoda

Obverse

Reverse
Tegnapatam Copper Cash 1st Variety

Obverse

Flat on top
Tegnapatam Copper Cash 2nd Variety

Obverse

Slanting '1'
 









 

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