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25 Cents - George V

Features

Country Ceylon
(Sri Lanka)
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1919-1926
Value 25 Cents (0.25)
Currency Rupee (1871-1972)
Composition Silver (.550)
Weight 2.9160 g
Diameter 18 mm
Thickness 1.4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 105a
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Crowned bust facing left

Lettering: GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA.

Engraver: Edgar Bertram Mackennal

Sir Edgar Bertram Mackennal, KCVO, usually known as Bertram Mackennal, was an Australian sculptor, most famous for designing the coinage and stamps bearing the likeness of King George V. Signature: "BM".

Reverse

Denomination

Lettering:
CEYLON
25
CENTS
௨௫ சதம்.
ශත චිසිපත
·1921·

Translation: Twenty Five Cents

Engraver: Leonard Charles Wyon

Leonard Charles Wyon was a British engraver of the Victorian era most notable for his work on the gold and silver coinage struck for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887 and the bronze coinage of 1860 with the second head portrait, in use from 1860 to 1894.

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1919 B 1,400,000 3.99 6.00 28%
1919 B 0.4% Proof
1920 B 1,600,000 3.98 28%
1920 B 1.1% Proof
1921 B 600,000 13%
1921 B 0.4% Proof
1922  1,211,000 24%
1922  0.7% Proof
1925  1,004,000 18%
1925  0.7% Proof
1926  1,000,000 15%
1926  0.4% Proof

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