Sicca rupee
Sicca Sic"ca, n. [Ar. sikka.] A seal; a coining die; -- used adjectively to designate the silver currency of the Mogul emperors, or the Indian rupee of 192 grains. [1913 Webster]

{Sicca rupee}, an East Indian coin, valued nominally at about two shillings sterling, or fifty cents. [1913 Webster]


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