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¼ Rupee - George VI

¼ Rupee - George VI -  obverse ¼ Rupee - George VI -  reverse

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Features

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

Milled.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1950  2,000,000 1.24 1.24
1950  Proof
1951  1,000,000 1.61
1951  505.63 Proof

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