hailed on coins
A bit of background: 'The days of the Viceroys' means something more specific here - the time in the history of India when it was governed by a succession of Viceroys. (Queen Victoria - who is hailed on coins with the abbreviation 'Ind. Imp.'['Empress of India'] never actually went there.)
Please explain the highlighted ones.
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Re: hailed on coins
Here is an example of a coin with this inscription on it: http://tinyurl.com/32f8q6
"To be hailed on coins...Empress of India" - identified as ... Empress of India.
Ind. Imp. = India Imperator [Latin]