|The rupee, known as the 'sicca' rupee (meaning current and widely acceptable), was well known at the time of the proclamation. With a history dating back to the 10th century, and struck throughout India, it was a coin of around 11.69 grams struck in .909 (or higher) silver which Governor King proclaimed to have a value of 2 shillings and sixpence.|
1792 to 1818 - Rupee - Proclaimed at 2 Shillings & Sixpence.
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