Menu

¼ Rupee - George VI

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

© Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Country Mauritius
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1950-1951
Value 1/4 Rupee (0.25 MUR)
Currency Rupee (1877-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 2.95 g
Diameter 19.0 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 27,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 28
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Crowned head of King George VI facing left, legend in English surrounds.

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

Clockwise: Crown, Lotus Flower, Flower-de-luce ( stylized lily), Tudor Rose, surrounded by country name, value and date.

Lettering:
* MAURITIUS *
K G
QUARTER·RUPEE·1950

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

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

Edge

Reeded

See also

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.


Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1950  2,000,000 1.20 1.69 75%
1950  1.1% Proof
1951  1,000,000 1.26 35%
1951  500.72 1.1% Proof

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

Get this coin

Members from this site want to exchange this coin: naness, erniemix, akadotour, remy95480, Hanun, donmart, LUCAS1378, casteller, Jacques974, floyd1, Inodra, cyprusalexander, abeilleecureuil, Pipo7, goolam, toninhocerezo, numislego, kevin247, mbezdek, moreljmj, SergheiSein, bertie, Fm73, DavidA, waltbert, numis27, squash70, MondoVV, tikaljo, PesPoisonFisch, PseudoCoin, GreatCoins, Ishfaaq Peerally, tone2tone, bem52, Swapandswap, requit

Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×131)
Country: France
Languages : French German English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×603)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×220)
Country: Latvia
Languages : English Belarusian Esperanto Russian Ukrainian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×286)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×8)
Country: Switzerland
Languages : English German French Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×761)
Country: Austria
Languages : English German French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×54)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×110)
Country: France
Languages : English Spanish French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×130)
Country: Réunion
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×90)
Country: United Kingdom
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×148)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×116)
Country: Cyprus
Languages : English Greek Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×877)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×210)
Country: Belgium
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×5)
Country: South Africa
Languages : English Afrikaans
Feedback: none
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×80)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×89)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: none
Country: Czech Republic
Languages : English Czech German Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×23)
Country: Réunion
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×67)
Country: Canada
Languages : English Russian
Feedback: none
Country: South Africa
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×127)
Country: France
Languages : French English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×23)
Country: United States
Languages : English German
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×7)
Country: United States
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×161)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×14)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×14)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×20)
Country: France
Languages : French English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×155)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×19)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×112)
Country: South Africa
Languages : English Afrikaans
Feedback: none
Country: Russia
Languages : English French Russian
Feedback: none
Country: Canada
Languages : English
Feedback: none
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×64)
Country: Italy
Languages : English French Italian
Feedback: none
Country: Zimbabwe
Languages : English

» See details for each year/mintmark

Numista Rarity index: 14 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin and 100 meaning a rare coin among Numista members.

» Buy coins from Mauritius

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add information about this coin
Match coins from past online sales
¼ Rupee - George VI