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½ Pice - George VI

½ Pice - George VI -  obverse½ Pice - George VI -  reverse

© Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Country India - British
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1938-1940
Value 1/2 Pice (1/128)
Currency Rupee (1862-1947)
Composition Bronze
Weight 2.4 g
Diameter 21.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 528
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Crowned head of George VI facing left

Lettering: GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR

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

Denomination and date within circle of beads, wreath surrounds

Lettering:
1/2
PICE
INDIA
1940

Edge

Plain

Comments

- Weight varies 2.40-2.50 grams
- Diameter varies 21.1-21.4 mm
- Mint marks
 Bead under date - Bombay mint
 No mint mark - Calcutta mint

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1938  4% Calcutta Mint
1938  0.4% Calcutta Mint, Proof
1939  2% Bombay, prooflike restrike
1939  17,357,000 1.45 1.49 47% Calcutta Mint
1939  1.0% Calcutta, Proof
1939 • 9,343,000 1.07 3.30 5.25 30% Mumbai Mint
1940  1.6% Bombay, prooflike restrike
1940  23,770,000 0.57 1.11 1.86 38% Calcutta Mint
1940  2.0% Calcutta, Proof

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