Coinage in India / Pakistan since Mughal Times till soon after independence

Coinage in India / Pakistan since Mughal Times till soon after independence

Coinage in India Pakistan since Mughal Times till soon after independence

Phootie Cowrie to Cowrie
Cowrie to Damri
Damri to Dhela
Dhela to Pie
Pie to to Paisa
Paisa to Rupya
256 Damri = 192 Pie = 128 Dhela = 64 Paisa = 16 Anna = 1 Rupya
In olden days 1 Aana was equal to 4 paisa so 1 Rupayaa = 16 Aana=64 paisa
After some time 1 Aana was made equal to 6 paisa and 1 Paisa was adjusted at every quarter Rupaya (ie 4 Aana) thus the Rupaya was made of 100 Paisa.