1 Pice

1 Pice -  obverse1 Pice -  reverse

© Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Country India
Period Republic (1950-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1950-1955
Value 1 Pice (1/64)
Currency Rupee (1950-1957)
Composition Bronze
Weight 2.92 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 1.14 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 04-01-1957
References KM# 1
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Ashoka Lion Capital

Lettering: GOVERNMENT·OF·INDIA

Reverse

Prancing horse facing left

Lettering: ONE PICE * एक पैसा 1955

Translation: One Pice One Pice 1955

Edge

Smooth

Mints

♦ - Diamond Mumbai / Bombay, India (1829-date)
No mint mark Kolkata / Calcutta / Murshidabad, India (1757-date)
˂˃ - Vertically Splited Diamond Hyderabad, India (1803-date)

Comments

NOTE: The 1950 coins are thicker and have more weight in comparison to rest of the years. The average weight of 1950 coins are 60 grains (3.8879346 Grams), 1951 and later 45 grains (2.9159510 Grams)

Mint mark details:


- 1950, Bombay mint Varieties:

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1950  14,000,000 0.94 1.53 1.56 10% KM#1.2 (Calcutta Mint;1.6mm thick, 1.0mm edge rim, 3.8gm weight)
1950 ♦ 32,080,000 0.69 1.21 2.01 1.53 10% KM#1.1 (Mumbai Mint; 1.6mm thick, 0.3mm edge rim, 3.8gm weight)
1950 ♦ 1.37 1.21 1.14 1.53 7% KM#1.2 (Mumbai Mint;1.6mm thick, 1.0mm edge rim, 3.8gm weight)
1950 ♦ 1.7% KM#1.2 (Mumbai Mint;1.6mm thick, 1.0mm edge rim, 3.8gm weight) Proof
1951  127,300,000 0.15 0.55 0.98 0.99 1.53 21% KM#1.3 (Calcutta Mint; 1.2mm thick, 0.8mm edge rim)
1951 ♦ 104,626,000 0.73 1.21 1.33 1.53 23% KM#1.3 (Mumbai Mint; 1.2mm thick, 0.8mm edge rim)
1952 ♦ 213,830,000 0.47 0.60 1.50 0.60 1.53 28% KM#1.4 (Mumbai Mint; Larger date, 1.2mm thick, 0.8mm edge rim)
1953  111,000,000 0.30 0.52 0.76 1.21 1.51 18% KM#1.4 (Calcutta Mint; Larger date, 1.2mm thick, 0.8mm edge rim)
1953 <> 2% KM#1.4 (Hyderabad Mint; Larger date, 1.2mm thick, 0.8mm edge rim)
1953 ♦ 242,358,000 0.10 0.31 0.63 1.41 2.31 26% KM#1.4 (Mumbai Mint; Larger date, 1.2mm thick, 0.8mm edge rim)
1954  0.54 1.51 8% KM#1.4 (Calcutta Mint; Larger date, 1.2mm thick, 0.8mm edge rim)
1954 <> 1.8% KM#1.4 (Hyderabad Mint; Larger date, 1.2mm thick, 0.8mm edge rim)
1954 ♦ 136,758,000 0.30 0.69 1.09 1.00 1.58 31% KM#1.4 (Mumbai Mint; Larger date, 1.2mm thick, 0.8mm edge rim)
1954 ♦ 1.8% KM#1.4 (Mumbai Mint; Larger date, 1.2mm thick, 0.8mm edge rim) Proof
1955 <> 1.1% KM#1.4 (Hyderabad Mint; Larger date, 1.2mm thick, 0.8mm edge rim)
1955 ♦ 24,423,000 0.54 0.75 1.00 2.95 12% KM#1.4 (Mumbai Mint; Larger date, 1.2mm thick, 0.8mm edge rim)

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