1 Rupee - George VI

1 Rupee - George VI - obverse1 Rupee - George VI - reverse

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Features

Issuer India - British (British India)
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1939-1943
Value 1 Rupee
Currency Rupee (1862-1947)
Composition Silver (.500)
Weight 11.66 g
Diameter 30.5 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 20327
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 556
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Bust of George VI facing left. Small rim decoration

Lettering: GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR

Engraver: Percy Metcalfe Read more on Wikipedia

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 circle, date divides legend in English & Urdu (Yek Rupya) . Outside circle, wreath made of roses, thistle, shamrock leaves and lotus flowers. All within a toothed border

Lettering:
ONE
RUPEE
INDIA
1940
یک روپیہ

Translation: One Rupee

Edge

Security

1 Rupee - George VI -  obverse

© pharaohra

Mints

Kolkata / Calcutta / Murshidabad, India (1757-date)
. Mumbai / Bombay, India (1829-date)
L Lahore, Pakistan

Comments

- Image shows location of mint mark on bottom of reverse
Bombay renamed Mumbai at 1995

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1939 • 2 450 544 2% Bombay Mint
1940 • 153 120 000 $ 4.10 $ 4.30 $ 7.80 $ 7.80 $ 7.80 $ 7.80 66% Bombay Mint
1941 • 111 480 000 $ 6.10 $ 7.70 $ 10 $ 10 47% Bombay Mint
1943 • 65 994 636 $ 6.00 $ 7.30 13% Bombay Mint

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