Sentence Examples


  • A special silver coin of rupee value has been introduced.
  • As the Kandahari rupee is worth about 8 annas (half an English rupee) the government thus realizes a profit of 1%.
  • Currency.-Persian currency alone is legal in Persia, but the rupee is freely current in Persian ports.
  • Government accounts are kept in "Kham" rupees, the "Kham" being worth about five-sixths of a Kandahari rupee; in other words, it about equals the franc, or the Persian "kran."
  • On the Arab coast the rupee is legal tender, and is almost exclusively used for commercial transactions, but the Maria Teresa dollar circulates freely, and is preferred by the inhabitants of the interior of Arabia.