½ Anna - Shivaji Rao

½ Anna - Shivaji Rao -  obverse½ Anna - Shivaji Rao -  reverse

© Joseph Kunnappally


Country Princely state of Indore
(India - Princely states)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1943-1944 (1886-1887)
Calendar Vikram Samvat
Value 1/2 Anna (1/32)
Currency Rupee (1760-1935)
Composition Copper
Weight 13.0 g
Diameter 30 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 34
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)


Bull reclining left, legend in Devnagari surrounds, 'Shreemant Maharaj Holkar Sarkar Indore'

Lettering: श्रीमंत माहाराज होलकर सरकार इंदोर

Translation: Majesty King Holkar Indore Government


Value in Devnagari: "Ardha Aana", VS date below within circle of beads, wreath surrounds

अर्धा आणा . सं

Half Anna,
Year VS 1943




- Weight varies 12.1-13.1 grams, diameter varies 30 - 31.2 mm
- KM#34.1: Date on obverse
   KM#34.2: Legend continuous with "इंदोर" below bull
   KM#34.3: On reverse, "इंदोर" above value and date
   KM#34.4: Legend broken with "इंदोर" upright below bull

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1943 (1886)  20% KM#34.1 १९४३
1943 (1886)  18% KM#34.2 १९४३
1943 (1886)  7% KM#34.3 १९४३
1943 (1886)  11% KM#34.4 १९४३
1944 (1887)  50% KM#34.2 १९४४

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