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1 Anna - George V

1 Anna - George V -  obverse1 Anna - George V -  reverse

© Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Country India - British
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1912-1936
Value 1 Anna = 1/16 Rupee (1/16)
Currency Rupee (1862-1947)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 3.8 g
Diameter 20.5 mm
Thickness 1.38 mm
Shape Scalloped (with 12 notches)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 513
  • 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 V, left. English legend surrounds

Lettering: GEORGE V KING EMPEROR

Engraver: Edgar Bertram Mackennal

Sir Edgar Bertram Mackennal, KCVO, usually known as Bertram Mackennal, was an Australian sculptor, most famous for designing the coinage and stamps bearing the likeness of King George V. Signature: "BM".

Reverse

Denomination, date below within floral pattern. One anna in four languages, Urdu, Telugu, Bengali and Devnagari outside

Lettering:
ایک آن ఒకఅణా
INDIA
AN 1 NA
1936
एक आना এক মানা

Translation: One Anna

Edge

Plain

Comments

  • From 1912 to 1920, coins were minted only at the Bombay mint, they had no mint marks
  • Coins from 1923 to 1936 without bead under date were minted in Calcutta.
  • Coins from 1923 to 1936 with bead under date were minted in Bombay (see image).
  • 1935 (b): Date style is different in the number 1. One is curved at the top with a distinct sheer drop on its furthest right top extremity. The left hand stop is closer to the inside of the scroll. Also, it has a curved bottom . The Other is a flat top and straight with a very shallow point and has a straight bottom.


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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND  0.6%
? * 21,592,000 3% Calcutta mint, no mint mark
ND • 41,112,000 0.14% Bombay mint, with mint mark
ND • 41,112,000 5% Bombay mint, with mint mark
ND • 107,136,000 14% Bombay mint, with mint mark
1912  39,400,000 1.21 2.97 8% Bombay mint, no mint mark
1913  39,776,000 2.02 3.37 9% Bombay mint, no mint mark
1914  48,000,000 0.31 1.12 10% Bombay mint, no mint mark
1915  7,670,000 4% Bombay mint, no mint mark
1916  39,087,000 1.01 7% Bombay mint, no mint mark
1917  58,067,000 0.98 1.12 13% Bombay mint, no mint mark
1918  80,692,000 0.91 1.12 16% Bombay mint, no mint mark
1919  122,795,000 0.77 0.77 15% Bombay mint, no mint mark
1920  9,264,000 3% Bombay mint, no mint mark
1923 • 7,125,000 2% Bombay mint, with mint mark
1924  16,640,000 4% Calcutta mint, no mint mark
1924 • 17,285,000 2.12 5% Bombay mint, with mint mark
1925  22,388,000 5% Calcutta mint, no mint mark
1925 • 11,763,000 5% Bombay mint, with mint mark
1926  13,440,000 3% Calcutta mint, no mint mark
1926 • 8,088,000 3% Bombay mint, with mint mark
1927  6,296,000 3% Calcutta mint, no mint mark
1927 • 12,953,000 4% Bombay mint, with mint mark
1928  29,568,000 0.36 8% Calcutta mint, no mint mark
1928 • 4,832,000 3% Bombay mint, with mint mark
1929  42,200,000 0.37 0.85 12% Calcutta mint, no mint mark
1930  22,816,000 1.33 7% Calcutta mint, no mint mark
1933  17,432,000 2% Calcutta mint, no mint mark
1934  34,216,000 1.12 10% Calcutta mint, no mint mark
1935  12,952,000 1.12 9% Calcutta mint, no mint mark
1935 • 41,112,000 0.96 0.96 6% Bombay mint, with mint mark
1936 • 107,136,000 0.73 0.86 0.86 14% Bombay mint, with mint mark

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