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1 Rupee - George VI

1 Rupee - George VI -  obverse 1 Rupee - George VI -  reverse

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Features

Country India - British
(India)
Type Common coin
Year 1947
Value 1 Rupee (1 INR)
Metal Nickel
Weight 11.8 g
Diameter 28 mm
Thickness 2.48 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized yes
References KM# 559
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Crowned head George VI facing left

Lettering: GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR

Engraver: Percy Metcalfe

Percy Metcalfe, CVO, RDI, was an English artist sculptor and designer. He is recognised mostly for his coin designs and his contribution to the Ashtead Pottery Collection.

Reverse

Indian tiger (panthera tigris)
One rupee (Ek Rupya) in Nagari, English and Urdu

Lettering:
एक रूपया ONE RUPEE یک روپیہ
INDIA
1947

Translation: One Rupee

Engraver: P. W. M. Brindley

Edge

Security

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Mint marks
Bombay - diamond below date
Lahore - no mint mark

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1947  41,911,000 Lahore Mint - no mint mark
1947 ♦ 118,028,000 1.48 3.19 2.01 4.30 Bombay Mint
1947 B Bombay Mint ; Proof

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