1 Rupee

1 Rupee - obverse1 Rupee - reverse

© Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Issuer India
Period Republic (1950-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1962-1974
Value 1 Rupee
1 INR = USD 0.012
Currency Rupee (decimalized, 1957-date)
Composition Nickel
Weight 10 g
Diameter 28 mm
Thickness 2.4 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number
N#
15376
References KM# 75
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Ashoka Pillar Lion Capitol

Lettering: भारत INDIA

Reverse

Denomination and date, grain ears flank

NOTE: Different mintmarks
♦ (small dot/diamond) = Mumbai
B (letter "B") = Mumbai Proof Issues
(no mintmark) = Calcutta

Lettering:
रुपया 1 RUPEE
1970

Edge

Security

1 Rupee -  obverse

© Joseph Kunnappally

Comments

- The 1970 rupee was issued in 3 finishes (click on image below)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1962  3 689 000 $ 1.10 $ 1.40 $ 1.50 $ 1.50 $ 2.20 $ 2.20 83% KM#75.1 (Type 1; Calcutta Mint)
1962 ♦ 4% KM#75.1 (Proof; Type 1; Mumbai Mint)
1970 ♦ $ 12 $ 92 $ 130 11% KM#75.2 (Type 1; smaller denomination; Mumbai Mint)
1970 B 3 046 6% KM#75.2 (Proof; Type 1; smaller denomination; Mumbai Mint)
1971 B 4 375 5% KM#75.2 (Proof; Type 1; smaller denomination; Mumbai Mint)
1972 B 7 895 6% KM#75.2 (Proof; Type 1; smaller denomination; Mumbai Mint)
1973 B 7 567 8% KM#75.2 (Proof; Type 1; smaller denomination; Mumbai Mint)
1974 B $ 52 8% KM#75.2 (Proof; Type 1; smaller denomination; Mumbai Mint)

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Heritage Auctions
2023 April 30 Modern World Coins Showcase Auction 65164
Lot 99269
Internet Archive
Apr 30, 2023 1970 ♦ – KM#75.2 (Type 1; smaller denomination; Mumbai Mint) UNC
(NGC MS66)
USD 312.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232315
Lot 62464
Internet Archive
Apr 6, 2023 1970 ♦ – KM#75.2 (Type 1; smaller denomination; Mumbai Mint) UNC
(NGC MS65)
USD 149.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232306
Lot 62513
Internet Archive
Feb 2, 2023 1970 ♦ – KM#75.2 (Type 1; smaller denomination; Mumbai Mint) UNC
(NGC MS65)
USD 228.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 RupeePicture 1 of a sold 1 Rupee
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232249
Lot 62622
Internet Archive
Dec 1, 2022 1970 ♦ – KM#75.2 (Type 1; smaller denomination; Mumbai Mint) UNC
(NGC MS65)
USD 228.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 RupeePicture 1 of a sold 1 Rupee
Heritage Auctions
Weekly World and Ancient Coin Auction 231906
Lot 61242
Internet Archive
Feb 7, 2019 1970 ♦ – KM#75.2 (Type 1; smaller denomination; Mumbai Mint) UNC
(NGC MS65)
USD 132.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Rupee
Katz
Auction 84
Lot 1736
Internet Archive
May 27, 2023 1974 B – KM#75.2 (Proof; Type 1; smaller denomination; Mumbai Mint) UNC USD 63.98
(EUR 59.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
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