¹⁄₁₂ Anna - Victoria

¹⁄₁₂ Anna - Victoria - obverse¹⁄₁₂ Anna - Victoria - reverse

Obverse © Stefan Graubner – Reverse © Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Issuer India - British (British India)
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1877-1901
Value 1⁄12 Anna = 1⁄192 Rupee
Currency Rupee (1862-1947)
Composition Copper
Weight 2.1 g
Diameter 17.5 mm
Thickness 1.2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 7259
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 483
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Crowned bust of Victoria facing left

Script: Latin

Lettering: VICTORIA EMPRESS

Engraver: William Wyon Read more on Wikipedia

William Wyon RA, was official chief engraver at the Royal Mint from 1828 until his death.

Reverse

Value above denomination, dividing line, country, date - all within beaded circle. Ornate intertwined leaves pattern surrounding

Script: Latin

Lettering:
1/12
ANNA
INDIA
1890

Edge

Plain

Mints

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

Comments

To identify mint.. count number of panels in dress
Calcutta mint - 4 panels (see image), 'S' away from dress
Bombay mint - 4.5 panels, 'S' close to dress

                 

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1877  1 551 360 2% Bombay
1877  5 880 000 3% Calcutta
1878  5 524 800 4% Calcutta
1881  2 953 536 0.9% Bombay
1882  4 344 000 3% Calcutta
1883  4 794 432 4% Bombay
1883  9 840 000 4% Calcutta
1884  8 073 600 $ 1.40 7% Bombay
1885  4 783 126 4% Calcutta
1886  5 783 424 3% Bombay
1886  18 663 046 $ 1.00 $ 2.20 8% Calcutta
1887  8 241 600 $ 1.20 5% Bombay
1887  8 724 222 $ 2.00 6% Calcutta
1888  2 142 750 3% Bombay
1888  4 662 320 $ 1.40 5% Calcutta
1889  5 660 160 3% Bombay
1889  7 601 850 $ 1.40 5% Calcutta
1890  21 732 075 $ 1.40 $ 1.40 $ 1.40 8% Calcutta
1891  17 306 015 $ 3.30 10% Calcutta
1892  13 792 523 $ 1.30 $ 1.40 11% Calcutta
1893  10 034 076 $ 1.40 $ 5.50 $ 20 8% Calcutta
1893  1.6% Proof, Calcutta
1894  18 391 524 $ 0.97 10% Calcutta
1895  15 207 753 $ 1.20 $ 4.50 $ 7.40 $ 14 16% Calcutta
1896  921 600 0.7% Calcutta
1897  20 822 400 $ 3.00 $ 3.00 14% Calcutta
1898  13 881 600 $ 1.40 $ 3.60 13% Calcutta
1899  10 056 000 $ 3.30 $ 4.50 11% Calcutta
1901  21 345 354 $ 0.98 $ 0.98 $ 2.20 $ 5.30 20% Calcutta

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold ¹⁄₁₂ Anna - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold ¹⁄₁₂ Anna - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold ¹⁄₁₂ Anna - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold ¹⁄₁₂ Anna - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold ¹⁄₁₂ Anna - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Weekly World and Ancient Coin Auction 231906
Lot 61223
Internet Archive
Feb 7, 2019 1882 – Calcutta UNC The lot includes several items.
Picture 1 of a sold ¹⁄₁₂ Anna - Victoria
Katz
Auction 72
Lot 2358
Internet Archive
Dec 21, 2022 1893 – Calcutta AU USD 25.08
(EUR 23.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ¹⁄₁₂ Anna - Victoria
Katz
Auction 72
Lot 2359
Internet Archive
Dec 21, 2022 1895 – Calcutta UNC USD 14.18
(EUR 13.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ¹⁄₁₂ Anna - Victoria
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 87
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 1895 – Calcutta UNC USD 16.36
(EUR 15.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ¹⁄₁₂ Anna - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold ¹⁄₁₂ Anna - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold ¹⁄₁₂ Anna - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold ¹⁄₁₂ Anna - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232010
Lot 61333
Internet Archive
Mar 4, 2020 1898 – Calcutta UNC The lot includes several items.
Picture 1 of a sold ¹⁄₁₂ Anna - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold ¹⁄₁₂ Anna - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
The Hamilton Collection of British India Coins Internet Auction 271921
Lot 38140
Internet Archive
Jun 2, 2019 Undetermined UNC
(NGC MS64 Brown)
USD 336.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ¹⁄₁₂ Anna - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold ¹⁄₁₂ Anna - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
The Hamilton Collection of British India Coins Internet Auction 271921
Lot 38141
Internet Archive
Jun 2, 2019 Undetermined UNC
(NGC MS62 Brown)
USD 144.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ¹⁄₁₂ Anna - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold ¹⁄₁₂ Anna - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold ¹⁄₁₂ Anna - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold ¹⁄₁₂ Anna - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold ¹⁄₁₂ Anna - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Weekly World and Ancient Coin Auction 231906
Lot 61240
Internet Archive
Feb 7, 2019 Undetermined UNC The lot includes several items.

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