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¼ Anna - George V

¼ Anna - George V -  obverse¼ Anna - George V -  reverse

© Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Country India - British
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1912-1936
Value 1 Pice = 1/4 Anna = 1/64 Rupee (1/64)
Currency Rupee (1862-1947)
Composition Bronze
Weight 4.85 g
Diameter 25.4 mm
Thickness 1.35 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 512
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

King George V crowned head left, legend in English, toothed rim

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 and date within a circle of beads wreath and toothed rim surrounds

Lettering:
O N E
QUARTER
A N N A
I N D I A
1927

Edge

Smooth

Comments


- Type II, elephant with a trunk on robe instead of pig like elephant
- Mint marks
 Bombay, dot under the date
 Calcutta, no dot under the date

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1912  107,456,000 0.82 0.95 1.02 12%
1912  0.3% Proof
1913  82,061,000 0.58 0.66 0.66 15%
1913  0.7% Proof
1914  40,576,000 0.25 7%
1914  0.2% Proof
1916  1,632,000 2%
1916  0.19% Proof
1917  69,370,000 0.68 1.49 11%
1917  0.3% Proof
1918  84,045,000 0.53 0.53 0.82 14%
1918  0.4% Proof
1919  212,467,000 0.68 0.68 1.02 17%
1919  0.4% Proof
1920  96,019,000 0.68 1.62 15%
1920  0.5% Proof
1921  0.19% Proof
1924 • 16,322,000 2%
1924 • 0.19% Proof, Bombay
1925  14,598,000 3%
1925 • 14,588,000 0.40 5% Bombay
1925 • 0.15% Proof, Bombay
1926  17,389,000 4%
1926  0.2% Proof
1926 • 16,073,000 0.82 5% Bombay
1926 • 0.3% Proof, Bombay
1927  6,925,000 3%
1927  0.2% Proof
1927 • 12,440,000 0.70 5%
1927 • 0.19% Proof
1928  257,779,000 0.52 7%
1928  0.19% Proof
1928 • 10,057,000 0.67 4%
1928 • 0.3% Proof
1929  61,542,000 0.61 0.73 1.08 14%
1929  0.3% Proof
1930  40,698,000 0.59 0.69 9%
1930  0.5% Proof
1930 • 9,646,000 0.75 2.00 5% Bombay
1930 • 0.19% Proof, Bombay
1931  6,835,200 54.33 4%
1931  0.3% Proof
1933  40,230,000 0.40 0.90 10%
1933  0.5% Proof
1934  80,506,000 0.34 1.00 1.00 10.24 10.24 14%
1934  0.4% Proof
1935  92,595,000 0.64 0.85 1.94 4.86 20%
1935  0.4% Proof
1936  227,501,000 0.38 0.40 0.96 2.55 1.66 35%
1936 • 61,926,000 0.77 0.77 0.97 0.98 3.77 17% Bombay
1936 • 1.0% Proof, Bombay

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