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¼ Anna - Victoria "VICTORIA EMPRESS"

¼ Anna - Victoria ("VICTORIA EMPRESS") -  obverse¼ Anna - Victoria ("VICTORIA EMPRESS") -  reverse

© Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Country India - British
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1877-1901
Value 1 Paisa = 1/4 Anna = 1/64 Rupee (1/64)
Currency Rupee (1862-1947)
Composition Copper
Weight 6.4 g
Diameter 25 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 486
  • 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 Empress Victoria facing left

Lettering: VICTORIA EMPRESS

Engraver: William Wyon

William Wyon RA, was official chief engraver at the Royal Mint from 1828 until his death.

Reverse

Value and date within beaded circle and wreath

Lettering:
ONE
QUARTER
ANNA
INDIA
1889

Edge

Plain

Mints

One leaf below date at the center Kolkata / Calcutta / Murshidabad, India (1757-date)
Two leaves below date under first and last digit of date Mumbai / Bombay, India (1829-date)

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1877  65,210,000 0.73 1.84 10% Calcutta Mint
1877 • 9,320,000 2% Bombay Mint
1878  40,813,000 4% Calcutta Mint
1879  43,072,000 4% Calcutta Mint
1880  10,278,000 3% Calcutta Mint
1882  52,291,000 8% Calcutta Mint
1882 • 12,409,000 2% Bombay Mint
1883  57,571,000 0.95 1.19 4.10 10% Calcutta Mint
1883 • 12,443,000 1.9% Bombay Mint
1884  43,196,000 2.84 9% Calcutta Mint
1884 • 16,845,000 2% Bombay Mint
1885  36,699,000 1.20 5% Calcutta Mint
1886  36,121,000 7% Calcutta Mint
1886 • 14,390,000 2% Bombay Mint
1887  59,060,000 0.84 0.84 2.81 13% Calcutta Mint
1887 • 26,205,000 1.75 3% Bombay Mint
1888  34,531,000 5% Calcutta Mint
1888 • 8,293,000 1.9% Bombay Mint
1889  88,559,000 1.25 11% Calcutta Mint
1889 • 19,110,000 1.25 2% Bombay Mint
1890  82,909,000 3.67 11% Calcutta Mint
1891  86,076,000 3.37 13% Calcutta Mint
1892  68,131,000 0.96 10% Calcutta Mint
1893  76,039,000 1.68 9% Calcutta Mint
1894  45,744,000 6% Calcutta Mint
1895  35,744,000 5% Calcutta Mint
1896  109,853,000 7% Calcutta Mint
1897  82,288,000 1.17 1.17 2.89 17% Calcutta Mint
1898  12,118,000 1.8% Calcutta Mint
1899  36,896,000 4% Calcutta Mint
1900  30,534,000 1.43 9% Calcutta Mint
1901  136,091,000 1.77 3.54 13% Calcutta Mint

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging. Numista does not buy or sell coins or banknotes.

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