Thursday, 25 July 2013

Indian currency of the British era

Indian currency of the British era



Country : India    
Year      :  1840  
Rating    : One Rupee  
Material : Silver .917 
Diameter: 30.7 mm  
Weight   : 11.66 gr.  
Group    : corded
Divided legend. Raised WW. Shaded lines in ribbon bow. 28 berries. Bombay mint.




Country India
Year   1866
Rating One Rupee
Material Silver .917
Diameter 30.7 mm
Weight 11.66 gr.
Group corded
Victoria Queen legend. Obverse type A - 3.75 sections in front dress panel. Reverse type II - Top flower is closed. Reverse - None top dots. (Calcutta mint?). Reverse - 4 bottom dots (1866 year).




Country India
Year         1877
Rating One Rupee
Material Silver .917
Diameter 30.7 mm
Weight 11.66 gr.
Group corded
Obverse type A. Reverse type II. Bombey mint.




Country India
Year         1892
Rating 1/4 Anna
Material Bronze
Diameter 25.4 mm
Weight 6.48 g.
Group smooth
Obverse B : In last section of the front dress panel has two flowers. Reverse II : Has single leaf below the date. Calcutta mint.




Country India
Year 1903
Rating One Rupee
Material Silver .917
Diameter 30.7 mm
Weight 11.66 gr.
Group corded
Calcutta mint., KM # 508



Country India
Year  1912
Rating One Rupee
Material Silver .917
Diameter 30.7 mm
Weight 11.66 gr.
Group corded
Bombay mint., KM#524



Country India
Year  1913
Rating 1/12 Anna
Material Bronze
Diameter 17.3 mm
Weight 1.6 g.
Group smooth
Calcutta mint., KM # 509



Country India
Year  1914
Rating One Rupee
Material Silver .917
Diameter 30.7 mm
Weight 11.6 g.
Group corded
Calcutta mint., KM # 524



Country India
Year  1919
Rating 1 Anna
Material Copper-Nickel
Diameter 20.5 mm
Weight 3.8 g.
Group smooth
Bombay mint, KM#513



Country India
Year  1932
Rating 1/2 Pice
Material Bronze
Diameter 21.3 mm
Weight 3.2 g.
Group smooth
Calcutta mint, KM # 510



Country India
Year  1932
Rating 1/12 Anna
Material Bronze
Diameter 17.3 mm
Weight 1.6 g.
Group smooth
Calcutta mint., KM # 509



Country India
Year  1935
Rating 2 Annas
Material Copper-Nickel
Diameter 21.4 x 25.3 ΠΌΠΌ
Weight 5.83 g.
Group smooth
Dot - Bombay mint, KM#516



Country India
Year  1936
Rating Half Rupee
Material Silver .917
Diameter 24.13 mm
Weight 5.83 g.
Group corded
No dot below date - Calcutta mint, KM#522



Country India
Year  1936
Rating 1/12 Anna
Material Bronze
Diameter 17.3 mm
Weight 1.6 g.
Group smooth
Calcutta mint, KM # 509



Country India
Year  1936
Rating 1/4 Anna
Material Bronze
Diameter 25.4 mm
Weight 6.48 g.
Group smooth
Dot below date - Bombay mint, KM#512



Country India
Year  1939
Rating 1/12 Anna
Material Bronze
Diameter 17.3 mm
Weight 1.6 g.
Group smooth
Calcutta mint., KM # 526


Country India
Yea r 1939
Rating 1/4 Anna
Material Bronze
Diameter 25.4 mm
Weight 6.48 g.
Group smooth
Calcutta mint., KM # 530


Country India
Year  1940
Rating One Rupee
Material Silver .500
Diameter 30.7 mm
Weight 11.66 gr.
Group Security
Bombay mint., KM#556



Country India
Year  1941
Rating 1/4 Anna
Material Bronze
Diameter 25.4 mm
Weight 6.48 g.
Group smooth
Calcutta mint., KM # 531



Country India
Year  1941
Rating One Rupee
Material Silver .500
Diameter 30.7 mm
Weight 11.66 gr.
Group Security
Bombay mint., KM#556



Country India
Year  1942
Rating 1/2 Anna
Material Nickel-Brass
Diameter
Weight
Group smooth
"India" w/o dots - Bombay mint., KM534b.1



Country India
Year  1944
Rating 2 Annas
Material Nickel-Brass
Diameter 25 mm
Weight
Group smooth
Dots before and after date, small 4 - Bombay mint., KM#541a



Country India
Year  1944
Rating One Rupee
Material Silver .500
Diameter 30.7 mm
Weight 11.66 gr.
Group Security
Type B - wide rim. Bombay mint., KM#557.1



Country India
Year  1944
Rating 1/4 rupee
Material Silver .500
Diameter 19.1 mm
Weight 2.9 g.
Group  Security
Diamond below lotus flower - Bombay mint. 3 scalloped circles in lotus flower touching one another - Type B. Large rim., KM#547



Country India
Year  1945
Rating 1/2 rupee
Material Silver .500
Diameter 24.1 mm
Weight 5.8 g.
Group  Security
'L' below lotus flower - Lahore mint. Small '5' in date. Large rim, KM#552



Country India
Year  1946
Rating 2 Annas
Material copper-nickel alloy
Diameter 25 mm
Weight
Group smooth
Dots before and after date - Bombay mint., KM#542


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