1 Rupee - Victoria

Features

Issuer India - British
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1840
Value 1 Rupee (1)
Currency East India Company rupee (1770-1862)
Composition Silver (.917)
Weight 11.64 g
Diameter 32 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 9718
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References KM# 457
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

Portrait of Queen Victoria, facing left.

Lettering: VICTORIA QUEEN

Engraver: William Wyon

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

Reverse

Value within wreath in English and Urdu (Yek Rupiya), outside wreath English legend & date below.

Lettering:
EAST INDIA COMPANY
ONE RUPEE
1840

Edge

Reeded

Mints

Chennai / Madras, India (1640-1869)
Kolkata / Calcutta / Murshidabad, India (1757-date)
Mumbai / Bombay, India (1829-date)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1840  7% KM#457.1 (Proof), Calcutta mint, 1st rev. 31.5 mm, 2nd rev., 31.1-31.4 mm.
1840  $ 17 $ 32 $ 20 54% KM#457.1, Calcutta mint, 1st rev. 31.5 mm, 2nd rev., 31.1-31.4 mm.
1840  $ 25 7% KM#457.10, Calcutta mint, Obv: Indian" head with thinner features". Rev: 35 berries with crescent on left ribbon bow
1840  2% KM#457.11 (Proof), Calcutta mint, Rev: Small M on left ribbon end, dot after date
1840  5% KM#457.12, Madras mint, Rev: 34 berries, small M on left ribbon end, dot after date
1840  $ 24 10% KM#457.2, Bombay mint, Rev:35 berries, Size varies: 31.6-31.8 mm
1840  $ 15 $ 23 19% KM#457.3, Bombay mint, Rev: 19 berries, small diamonds
1840  $ 18 8% KM#457.4, Bombay mint, Rev: 19 berries, large diamonds
1840  3% KM#457.5, Madras mint, Obv: S incuse on truncation, Rev: 19 berries, small diamonds, with V on right ribbon bow, Size varies: 31.9-32.2 mm
1840  3% KM#457.6, Madras mint, 19 berries, large diamonds
1840  1.6% KM#457.7, Madras mint, Obv: Without S, Rev: 19 berries, with v on right ribbon bow
1840  3% KM#457.8, Madras mint, Obv: S incuse, Rev: 20 berries, without small v
1840  4% KM#457.9, Madras mint, Obv: S incuse, Rev: 35 berries, without small v

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