¼ Rupee - George VI

¼ Rupee - George VI -  obverse¼ Rupee - George VI -  reverse

© Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Issuer India - British
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1938-1939
Value 1/4 Rupee (1/4)
Currency Rupee (1862-1947)
Composition Silver (.917)
Weight 2.92 g
Diameter 19 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 20326
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References KM# 544
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, English legend, toothed rim

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

Within the center circle, date divides legend in English & Urdu (Chaar Aana) and a wreath made of roses, thistle, shamrock leaves and lotus flowers outside the center circle, all within a toothed border

Lettering:
1/4
RUPEE
INDIA
1939
چار آنہ

Translation:
1/4
Rupee
India
1939
4 Annas (1/4 Rupee)

Edge

Reeded

Mints

Kolkata / Calcutta / Murshidabad, India (1757-date)
• (below lower flower on reverse) Mumbai / Bombay, India (1829-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1938  6% Proof
1939  3 071 555 $ 3.80 $ 3.91 $ 11 52%
1939  3% Proof
1939 • 6 770 000 $ 3.69 $ 4.75 $ 27 57%

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