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1 Rupee - George VI

Features

Country Mauritius
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1938
Value 1 Rupee (1.00 MUR)
Currency Rupee (1877-date)
Composition Silver (.916)
Weight 11.66 g
Diameter 30.0 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 19,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 24
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Crowned head left.

Lettering:
GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
PM

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

National arms divide date above value.

Lettering:
MAURITIUS
19 38
K G
ONE RUPEE

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

George Kruger Gray was an English artist, best remembered for his designs of coinage and stained glass windows.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1938  200,000 196.50 100%
1938  0% Proof

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Bullion value: 4.82 USD Search tips
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