½ Anna

½ Anna -  obverse½ Anna -  reverse

© Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Issuer India
Period Republic (1950-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1950-1955
Value 1/2 Anna (1/32)
Currency Rupee (1950-1957)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 2.916 g
Diameter 19.5 mm
Thickness 1.45 mm
Shape Square with rounded corners
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 30 June 2011
Number N# 7453
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 2
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

Asoka lion pedestal

Lettering: GOVERNMENT . OF . INDIA

Reverse

Zebu

NOTE: Different mintmarks
♦ (small dot/diamond) = Mumbai
(no mintmark) = Calcutta

Lettering:
HALF ANNA आधा आना
1954

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Exect wight of the coin is 45 grain~2.91595 gr.


A variation in 1950 date, see image
                                                                       

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1950  3 100 000 $ 2.55 $ 4.32 16% KM#2.1 (Calcutta Mint)
1950 ♦ 26 076 000 $ 1.42 $ 2.04 $ 1.37 $ 1.87 $ 3.09 47% KM#2.1 (Mumbai Mint)
1950 ♦ 3% KM#2.1 (Mumbai Mint) Proof
1954  20 800 000 $ 7.37 22% KM#2.2 (Calcutta Mint; larger date)
1954 ♦ 14 000 000 $ 1.47 $ 1.70 $ 1.46 $ 10 34% KM#2.2 (Mumbai Mint; larger date)
1954 ♦ 3% KM#2.2 (Mumbai Mint; larger date) Proof
1955 ♦ 22 488 000 $ 1.84 $ 3.31 23% KM#2.2 (Mumbai Mint; larger date)

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