¼ Rupee - George VI

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

© Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Issuer India - British (British India)
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1942-1943
Value 1/4 Rupee (1/4)
Currency Rupee (1862-1947)
Composition Silver (.500)
Weight 2.92 g
Diameter 19.3 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 22399
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 546
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 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

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

Lettering:
1/4
RUPEE
INDIA
1943
چار آنه

Translation:
1/4
Rupee
India
1943
4 Annas (¼ Rupee)

Edge

Reeded

¼ Rupee - George VI -  obverse

© ZacUK

Mint

Kolkata / Calcutta / Murshidabad, India (1757-date)

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1942  88 096 000 $ 2.62 $ 3.15 $ 3.65 $ 3.65 $ 4.91 55%
1943  90 994 000 $ 3.68 $ 3.68 $ 4.21 $ 4.21 $ 5.95 61%

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