Contributions to the Study of Indo-Portuguese Numismatics

Bombay Educational Society, 1883 - 125 Seiten

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Seite 82 - God appeared to him with the same sign which he had seen in the heavens and commanded him to make a likeness of that sign which he had seen in the heavens, and to use it as a safeguard in all engagements with his enemies.
Seite 125 - To these generous purposes nothing can so much contribute as medals of this kind, which are of undoubted authority, of necessary use and observation, not perishable by time, nor confined to any certain place; properties not to be found in books, statues, pictures, buildings, or any other monuments of illustrious actions.
Seite 89 - Bomleye, where the English are very hard at work to build a strong Fort, they coin both silver, copper and tin. But that money will not go to Surat...
Seite 112 - Parties should use their best endeavours to establish between their respective systems of moneys, weights, and measures the harmony desirable for the development of commercial relations between their respective dominions : And whereas by the same Article it...
Seite 116 - ... the intention to put an end to its operation, the treaty shall continue in force for another year, and so on from year to year, until the expiration of a year, counting from the day on which one or other of the high contracting powers shall have announced its intention to put an end to it.
Seite 67 - Ormuz a seraphine of gold, 1584. 1584. which is litle and round, and is worth 24 sadines, which maketh 30 medines of Aleppo. The Venetian mony is worth in Ormuz larines 88 per 100 meticals, & the roials are worth larines 86 lesse one sadine, which is every thousand meticals, 382 asures : but those that will not sel them, use to melt them, and make them so many larines in the king of Ormuz his mint, whereby they cleare 2 per...
Seite 115 - Convention remains in force. 6. All silver and copper Portuguese coins, coined under the provisions of this Convention, shall, while this Convention remains in force, be legal tender in payment or on account throughout British India to the same extent, and subject to the same exceptions in the case of coin which has been called in, or is under weight, or has been clipped, filed or defaced, as in the case of the corresponding silver and copper coins issued by the authority of the Government of British...
Seite 116 - Convention which may have lost, by reasonable wearing, more than two per cent., and shall pay for the same at the rate of one rupee per tola. 12 Nothing in this Convention shall be held to limit the powers of His Most Faithful Majesty the King of Portugal and the Algarves to establish a any time such system of paper currency as he may deem fit..
Seite 112 - ... British India and Portuguese India, to be executed within two years from the date when the said Treaty comes into force; and whereas the said Treaty came into force on the fifteenth day of January 1880: In pursuance of the said Article, the following Convention has been made : — 1.

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