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Batta vs. Uncurrent

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Battanoun

An exchange rate.

Uncurrentadjective

(of money) Not in present circulation as currency.

Battanoun

The discount on uncurrent coins.

Uncurrentadjective

Not current. Specifically: Not passing in common payment; not receivable at par or full value; as, uncurrent notes.

Battanoun

Extra pay; especially an extra allowance to an English officer serving in India.

Battanoun

Extra pay; esp. an extra allowance to an English officer serving in India.

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Battanoun

Rate of exchange; also, the discount on uncurrent coins.

Batta

In the British Raj, Batta or Bhatta or Bat-ta was a a) financial/banking and b) a military term, meaning a) an agio or disagio, b) a special allowance made to officers, soldiers, or other public servants in the field, c) any additional or extra charge elsewhere. The term is probably derived from Kannada bhatta (rice in the husk).Batta was originally introduced as a payment to military officers of the East India Company, in addition to their ordinary salary, to provide them with money for field-equipment and other expenses when on the march.

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