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ASSAY REPORT, shewing the Mint Standards of Bombay, Calcutta, Madras, and England, and the Weight, Purity, and intrinsic Value, by
In the Coins of these Mints, 1 part of Gold represents 15 of Silver.
-In the English Coins, 1 part of Gold represents 14.281 dec. of Silver.
Imported as Bullion.
Current in Persian Gulph.
Principally from Rio Janeiro.
Current in the Persian and Arabian Gulphs.
-Full Weight 54 Grains
-Do. do. 222
73.50 97.25 71.47 651.06
This Coin was struck by Kishun Raj Wadder, Rajah of Mysore, in the Mint at Mysore.
This Coin, denominated Bhoolpuddee, or head of the Idol, is of the same coinage, with
This Coin was struck by Hyder Ally about 50 or 60 years ago at Seringapatam.
The above six Coins are usually received into the Poona Treasury from the districts of
These Coins were struck by Esajee Ram, Mumledar of the Paishwa, about 60 years ago
52.85 84.00 44.39
22 202 22
50.97 76.38 38.93
These Coins have little or no currency in this Province; but as they are circulated in the Camp Bazar to a small extent, they are inserted in the list.
This Coin was struck during the government of Hyder, in the Mint at Bangalore. It has no very general circulation, but is occasionally received from individuals in pay(ment of revenue. These Coins have little currency in these Provinces. Their exchange has now been fixed with reference to the rates of the Bellaree Treasury, and to their estimated value by the Shroffs.
Received for Assay from the Collector in the Doab. Current in the Southern Mahratta country.
52.82 84.25 44.50 51.50 78.75 40.55 51.50 76.38 39.33 50.75 77.50 39.33 52.89 84.38 44.62
405.363 375 0 369.451 337 2 00 358.313 337 358.272 343 406.496
888 8 888
Current at Bombay, Surat, Kaira, Canara, and Soonda. New currency.
In this new Coinage, the pound troy of standard Silver is divided into 66s. (instead of 63, as before,) making the relative proportion as above stated, viz 1 of Gold to 14.281 of Silver. do. 433 do. Imported as Bullion. Current in the Persiar: and Arabian Gulphs, and, to a cerFull weight 416 Grs. Do. tain degree, over the greater part of the known World. -Standard Coin at Poona; current throughout the Deccan and the Northern and Southern Concan. J Coined at Chandore, and is the Standard Coin of Candeish; passes equivalent with the Ankoosee Rupees: current also in the Northern Concan.
-Current in Candeish.
Coined at Nassuck; bears a discount of eight and twelve Annas per Cent.; current in the Northern Concan and Candeish.
-Coined at Bellapoore; current at Poona, Ahmednuggur, the Concan, &c. &c.
Coined at Bhatoore near Ahmednuggur; current in the Deccan; is inferior to the Ankoosee one per Cent.*
By a general order, 12th of December, 1821, the pay of the troops in the Presidency is regulated according to the following table of the value of the contiguous currencies.
WEIGHTS.-The English weights being in common use here, and at all the other Presidencies, the following account of their relative proportions may be found useful.
The two principal weights established in Great Britain, are the avoirdupois and troy weights; the last is again divided into diamond and money weights; the grain is understood to be a grain of wheat, gathered in the middle of the ear.