Sentence Examples


  • Currency.-Persian currency alone is legal in Persia, but the rupee is freely current in Persian ports.
  • But after 1873, in consequence of changes in the monetary systems of France and Germany, and the increased production of silver, this stability of exchange no longer continued, and the rupee sank steadily in value, till it was worth little more than half its face value.
  • Per rupee, and both the government and the individual now know exactly what their obligations will be.
  • Alwar was the first native state to accept a currency struck at the Calcutta mint, of the same weight and assay as the imperial rupee, with the head of the British sovereign on the obverse.
  • The medium of exchange is the Indian rupee (=16d.), with the subsidiary coinage of Mauritius.