1/12 Anna - George VI

1/12 Anna - George VI -  obverse1/12 Anna - George VI -  reverse

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Features

Issuer India - British
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1938-1939
Value 1/12 Anna (1/192)
Currency Rupee (1862-1947)
Composition Bronze
Weight 1.62 g
Diameter 17.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 18706
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 526
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

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

Denomination and date within circle of beads, wreath surrounds

Lettering:
1/12
ANNA
INDIA
1939

Edge

Smooth

Comments

- Mint marks
    Bombay mint - bead below date
    Calcutta mint - no mint mark
-This type has long fleur-de-lis in crown (see image)
                                                                

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1938  2% Proof
1939  3 571 000 $ 0.47 $ 1.00 $ 2.91 $ 3.07 29% Calcutta
1939 • 17 406 517 $ 0.91 $ 1.30 $ 1.01 $ 2.79 $ 3.53 77% Bombay

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