Definition of RUPEE


RUPEE

comm. law. A denomination of money in Bengal. In the
computation of ad valorem duties, it is valued at fifty-five and one half
cents. Act of March 2, 1799, s. 61; 1 Story s L. U. S. 627. Vide Foreign
coins.


2. The rupee of British India as money of account at the custom-house,
shall be deemed and taken to be of the value of forty-four and one half cents.
Act of March 3, 1848.




Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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