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1 Anna - George VI 2nd portrait, large crown, low relief

1 Anna - George VI (2nd portrait, large crown, low relief) -  obverse1 Anna - George VI (2nd portrait, large crown, low relief) -  reverse

© Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Country India - British
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1940-1941
Value 1 Anna = 1/16 Rupee (1/16)
Currency Rupee (1862-1947)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 3.9 g
Diameter 20 mm
Shape Scalloped (with 12 notches)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 537
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Crowned head of King George VI, left. English legend surrounds

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

Denomination, date below within floral pattern. Value in four languages, Urdu, Telugu, Bengli & Devnagari outside

Lettering:
ایک آن ఒకఅణా
INDIA
AN 1 NA
1940
एक आना এক আনা

Translation: One Anna

Edge

Plain

Comments

- Mint marks
 Bombay, bead below date
 Calcutta, no mint mark

- This type has SHORT fleur-de-lis in crown (Right side image)

                                                                                                         

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1940  76,392,000 0.75 17% Calcutta Mint
1940 • 144,712,000 0.53 1.09 1.09 27% Bombay Mint
1941  62,480,000 0.70 1.12 2.05 44% Calcutta Mint
1941 • 40,170,000 0.70 0.88 1.39 36% Bombay Mint

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