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

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

© Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Country India - British
(India)
Type Common coin
Years 1942-1945
Value 1 Anna = 1/16 Rupee (1/16 INR)
Metal Nickel-brass
Weight 3.89 g
Diameter 20.5 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Scalloped (with 12 notches)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized yes
References KM# 537a
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

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, Bengali & Devanagari outside.

Lettering:
ایک آن ఒకఅణా
INDIA
AN 1 NA
1944
एक आना এক মানা

Translation: One Anna

Edge

Plain

Comments

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

- Although KM reports the 1945 date for KM# 537a, none have been spotted
   To see differences in KM# 537a & KM 539, click on image below



Small différences between Mumbai and Calcultta mint (shape of "1", shape of "9" in date, shape of "D" in India)

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1942  194,056,000 Calcutta Mint
1942 • 103,240,000 1.05 Mumbai Mint
1943  352,256,000 0.35 1.16 1.55 Calcutta Mint
1943 • 134,500,000 0.91 Mumbai Mint
1944  457,608,000 0.37 1.65 Calcutta Mint
1944 • 175,208,000 0.28 1.04 1.24 Mumbai Mint
1945  Calcutta Mint
1945 • Mumbai Mint

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