1 Rupee

1 Rupee -  obverse1 Rupee -  reverse

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Features

Issuer India
Period Republic (1950-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1950-1954
Value 1 Rupee (1)
Currency Rupee (1950-1957)
Composition Nickel
Weight 11.7 g
Diameter 27.9 mm
Thickness 2.65 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 15792
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 7
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Asoka lion pedestal

Lettering: GOVERNMENT . OF . INDIA

Reverse

Thick numeral, first Hindi letter varieties, larger date

Lettering:
एक रुपया
RUPEE
1954

Translation: One Rupee

Edge

Security

Comments

After Indian independence, British Indian coins were in use as a frozen currency until India became a republic in 1950. The first rupee coins of the Republic of India were minted in 1950.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1950 ♦ 19 412 000 $ 2.08 $ 2.07 $ 2.34 $ 2.23 $ 5.05 89% KM#7.1 (smaller date letters) Mumbai Mint
1950 ♦ 4% KM#7.1 (smaller date letters) Mumbai Mint; Proof
1954 ♦ $ 11 $ 12 $ 18 $ 28 23% KM#7.2 (larger date letters) Mumbai Mint
1954 ♦ 5% KM#7.2 (larger date letters) Mumbai Mint; Proof

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