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1 Rupee - George VI

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

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Features

Country Mauritius
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1950-1951
Value 1 Rupee (1.00 MUR)
Currency Rupee (1877-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 11.7 g
Diameter 29.6 mm
Thickness 2.35 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 29,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 30
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Crowned head left.

Lettering:
KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
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

The coat of arms of Mauritius

Lettering:
· ·MAURITIUS· ·
19 50
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.

Edge

Security edge

1 Rupee - George VI -  obverse

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1950  1,500,000 0.97 1.83 1.98 69% KM#29.1
1950  0.9% KM#29.1 Proof
1951  1,000,000 1.72 1.99 44% KM#29.1
1951  0.9% KM#29.1 Proof
1951  0.9% KM#29.2 (error: without security edge)

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