Posted on: 23 October 2013

Digital Rare Book:
The famine campaign in Southern India, Madras and Bombay Presidencies and Province of Mysore, 1876-1878
By William Digby
Published by Longmans, Green, London - 1878
In Two Volumes


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VOLUME 2 -

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Download pdf Book:
VOLUME 1 -

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VOLUME 2 -

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Image:
Famine relief token, 1876

"India, (Victoria), famine relief token, brass -Seer, 1876, 19.5 mm., RELIEF SEER TOKEN 1876 around circle, central hole, rev. plain, edge grained (Pr.34), some lustre on obverse, good extremely fine/extremely fine, exceedingly rare. Struck for use during the South Indian famine of 1876. Much rarer than the Bengal One Rupee famine grain token of 1874, which is itself rare."

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Saw coins like this in my childhood. They were called 'kaani' in Telugu...equal to 2 pice, perhaps

distorted from Coin perhaps?

I also thought so Pras