Discussion in 'What's it Worth' started by valindil, Jan 2, 2007.
i recently found an 1808 east india company x .cash coin and was wandering what it is worth
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Valindil,this 10 Cash coin is actually a very common coin,as a whole hoard of them found on the wreck of the 'Admiral Gardner',which sank on its was to Bombay.
Welcome to CT and have to agree with Aiden, quite a common coin, but a nice start to a collection :thumb: whatever you do though please dont clean it or it will loose most of what value it has.
man i am looking to buy British India coins in high grade silver rupees does anyone know a good dealer or website. There are simply 2 many forgeries out there on eBay.
Try this thread - HERE
And it only got a little distance from England before it sank on Goodwind Sands off the Straits of Dover.
I bought one several years ago from London Coin Gallery with a COA verifying that it was a wreck recovery coin and it cost me about $20 if I remember correctly.Probably too much but it's interesting,history wise.
The ship was recovered in 1985 and it's cargo was found in wax sealed kegs which accounts for their remarkable condition despite 198 years in salt water.
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