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Rana Shahi Kori

The standard of the currency of Cutch and Kalhiawar; it is a small silver coin of the average value of four Annas or one fourth of the Rupee. Codrington, in the Numismatic Chron- icle, 1895 (p. 59) has described these coins and gives the following table: (see table)

and the Adhada, probably a money of ac- count, equal to one ninety-sixth Kori. He further cites their equivalents in the Indian series, stating that (see table)

The varieties of Koris for Kathiawar are sometimes known as Jamis Kori, from Sri Jamji, the Rao's name; while those for Porbandar are termed Pana Shahi Koris, from Sri Pana, the name upon them.

Codrington (supra) traces the name Kori from the Sanscrit Kunwari.


See Also: Kori
Source: Frey's Dictionary (American Journal of Numismatics, Vol. 50, 1916)
Table: https://archive.org/stream/AJN1916Vols50to50#page/n141/mode/2up/
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