1 Rupee - George VI

1 Rupee - George VI -  obverse1 Rupee - George VI -  reverse

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Features

Issuer India - British (British India)
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1947
Value 1 Rupee
Currency Rupee (1862-1947)
Composition Nickel
Weight 11.8 g
Diameter 28 mm
Thickness 2.48 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 12426
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 559
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

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

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

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1947  41 911 000 $ 0.80 $ 3.69 $ 3.69 $ 3.69 25% Lahore Mint - no mint mark
1947 ♦ 118 028 000 $ 1.29 $ 1.87 $ 2.20 $ 3.09 $ 5.26 $ 5.77 81% Bombay Mint
1947 B 2% Bombay Mint ; Proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Rupee - George VI
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 112
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 Undetermined UNC USD 6.02
(EUR 6.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Rupee - George VIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Rupee - George VI
Heritage Auctions
The Hamilton Collection of British India Coins Internet Auction 271921
Lot 38429
Internet Archive
Jun 2, 2019 Undetermined UNC
(NGC MS62)
USD 94.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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