1 Rupee

1 Rupee -  obverse1 Rupee -  reverse

© Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Issuer India
Period Republic (1950-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1975-1982
Value 1 Rupee
1 INR = USD 0.013
Currency Rupee (decimalized, 1957-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 8 g
Diameter 28 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 4855
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 78
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

Ashoka Lion capitol

NOTE: Different National Emblem Types
Type 1: Side lions toothless with 2 to 3 fur rows, short squat D in INDIA.
Type 2: Asoka lion pedestal more imposing. Side lions
with 3 or 4 fur rows, more elegant D in INDIA. The shape of the D in INDIA is the easiest way to distinguish this obverse.
TYPE 3: Similar to Type I but 2 teeth, 4 to 5 fur rows, smaller lion head.

Lettering: भारत INDIA

Translation: India India

Reverse

The value flanked by corn and the date below

Lettering:
रुपया 1 RUPEE
1976

Translation:
Rupee 1 Rupee
1976

Edge

Security

1 Rupee -  obverse

© ZacUK

Mints

Kolkata / Calcutta / Murshidabad, India (1757-date)
♦ & B Mumbai / Bombay, India (1829-date)

Comments

- There are 4 lion types (see image)






Mumbai mintmarks:
♦ - Circulation strikes
B - Proof strikes

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1975  $ 0.11 6% KM#78.1 (Type 1; Calcutta Mint)
1975  $ 0.69 $ 0.53 7% KM#78.2 (Type 2; Calcutta Mint)
1975 ♦ 98 850 000 $ 0.08 $ 0.25 $ 0.34 $ 0.71 $ 0.45 18% KM#78.1 (Type 1; Mumbai Mint)
1975 ♦ $ 0.60 3% Re-engraved lion, Mumbai mint
1975 B 0.7% KM#78.1 (Proof; Type 1; Mumbai Mint)
1976  $ 0.26 $ 0.56 $ 1.13 $ 1.50 25% KM#78.2 (Type 2; Calcutta Mint)
1976 ♦ 161 895 000 $ 0.69 $ 0.01 $ 0.45 $ 0.51 $ 0.35 $ 0.29 27% KM#78.1 (Type 1; Mumbai Mint)
1976 B 0.6% KM#78.1 (Proof; Type 1; Mumbai Mint)
1977 ♦ 177 105 000 $ 0.29 $ 0.01 $ 0.41 $ 0.70 $ 0.36 $ 1.48 23% KM#78.1 (Type 1; Mumbai Mint)
1977 B 0.7% KM#78.1 (Proof; Type 1; Mumbai Mint)
1978  $ 0.51 $ 0.32 10% KM#78.1 (Type 1; Calcutta Mint)
1978 ♦ 127 348 000 $ 0.26 $ 0.14 $ 0.55 $ 0.79 $ 1.05 22% KM#78.1 (Type 1; Mumbai Mint)
1978 B 0.6% KM#78.1 (Proof; Type 1; Mumbai Mint)
1979  5% KM#78.1 (Type 1; Calcutta Mint)
1979  $ 0.07 $ 0.26 $ 1.13 6% KM#78.3 (Type 3; Calcutta Mint)
1979 ♦ 7% KM#78.1 (Type 1; Mumbai Mint)
1979 ♦ $ 0.05 $ 0.14 $ 0.35 $ 0.41 $ 0.64 11% KM#78.3 (Type 3; Mumbai Mint)
1979 B 0.6% KM#78.3 (Proof; Type 3; Mumbai Mint)
1980  $ 0.06 $ 0.26 $ 1.07 10% KM#78.3 (Type 3; Calcutta Mint)
1980 ♦ 84 768 000 $ 0.17 $ 0.03 $ 0.15 $ 0.12 $ 0.77 18% KM#78.3 (Type 3; Mumbai Mint)
1980 B 0.5% KM#78.3 (Proof; Type 3; Mumbai Mint)
1981  $ 0.02 $ 0.56 9% KM#78.3 (Type 3; Calcutta Mint)
1981 ♦ 82 458 000 $ 0.02 $ 0.40 $ 0.02 $ 0.40 $ 0.51 $ 1.13 $ 0.56 26% KM#78.3 (Type 3; Mumbai Mint)
1981 B 0.6% KM#78.3 (Proof; Type 3; Mumbai Mint)
1982 ♦ 116 811 000 $ 0.26 $ 0.14 $ 0.62 $ 0.73 $ 0.29 17% KM#78.3 (Type 3; Mumbai Mint)

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