1 Rupee    (sold for $32.0)


1917, India (British Government), George V. Silver Rupee Coin. XF!

Condition: XF!
Mint Date: 1917
Reference: KM-524.
Mint Place: Bombay
Denomination: Rupee
Material: Sterling Silver (.925)
Weight: 11.64gm
Diameter: 30mm

Obverse: Crowned head of George V as Emperor of India left.

Reverse: Denomination within border with floral decorations. Dot below flower below.
Legend: ONE RUPEE INDIA 1819

George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 through the First World War (1914–1918) until his death in 1936.

George was a grandson of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and the first cousin of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany. From 1877 to 1891, he served in the Royal Navy. On the death of Victoria in 1901, George's father became King Edward VII, and George was made Prince of Wales. On his father's death in 1910, he succeeded as King-Emperor of the British Empire. He was the only Emperor of India to be present at his own Delhi Durbar.

As a result of the First World War, other empires in Europe fell while his expanded to its greatest extent. In 1917, he became the first monarch of the House of Windsor, which he renamed from the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha as a result of anti-German public sentiment. His reign saw the rise of socialism, communism, fascism, Irish republicanism, and the Indian independence movement, all of which radically changed the political landscape. The Parliament Act 1911 established the supremacy of the elected House of Commons of the United Kingdom over the unelected House of Lords. He appointed the first Labour ministry in 1924 and in 1931, the Statute of Westminster recognised the dominions of the Empire as separate, independent kingdoms within the Commonwealth of Nations. He was plagued by illness throughout much of his later reign and at his death was succeeded by his eldest son, Edward VIII.

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 Denomination: 1 Rupee
 Metal: Silver
 State: British Raj (1858-1947)
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