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¼ Anna - George VI

¼ Anna - George VI -  obverse¼ Anna - George VI -  reverse

© Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Country India - British
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1939-1942
Value 1/4 Anna (1/64)
Currency Rupee (1862-1947)
Composition Bronze
Weight 4.85 g
Diameter 25.33 mm
Thickness 1.40 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 531
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Crowned head of George VI facing left

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

Date and denomination within circle of beads, floral wreath surrounds

Lettering:
ONE
QUARTER
A N N A
I N D I A
1942

Edge

Smooth

Comments

- Weight varies 4.83 - 4.91 grams
- Mint marks
 Calcutta, no mint mark
 Bombay, dot over 'ONE' on reverse (see image)
 

- The first head design was changed to the second head design in November 1939.
- This type is identified by the shorter fleur-de-lis in crown (see image), same as KM# 530.1

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1939  2.18 Calcutta (same as KM# 530.1)
1939 • Bombay (same as KM# 530.1)
1940  140,410,000 1.11 1.69 3.33 Calcutta
1940  Calcutta; Proof
1940 • 0.62 1.21 1.72 2.18 Bombay
1941  121,107,000 1.11 1.54 3.84 Calcutta
1941 • 1,446,000 Bombay
1942  34,298,000 0.83 0.83 Calcutta
1942 • 8,768,000 Bombay

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