Monday, January 18, 2016

2 Coins British India - East India Company - 1 Pie 1833 Copper KM 261 and 262

2 Coins British India - East India Company - 1 Pie 1833 Copper KM 261 and 262


Obverse

Coat of arms of the East India Company
On the ribbon is the legend: Auspicio Regis Et Senatus Anglia, date below, value (Pie) above - all within a plain raised rim.
Lettering:
1833
AUSP:REG & SEN:ANG:
Translation: By the authority of the King and Parliament of England

Reverse

Balanced scales, value above(PIE)
Legend in Persian between the pans: Adil
AH date (1248) below - all within a plain raised rim.
Lettering:
PIE
عدل
١۲۴۸
Translation:
Just or fair
1248

Edge

Plain

Comments

- PR#222
- The "PIE" in KM261 (1.2mm) is larger than the "PIE" in KM262 (0.8mm), there is a narrow gap between design and rim

Friday, January 15, 2016

British India - King George V - One Anna Nickel Coins, Very Fine Grade, 200 Pieces available

British India - King George V - One Anna Nickel Coins, Very Fine Grade, 200 Pieces available

British India - King George V - One Anna Nickel Coins, Very Fine Grade, 200 Pieces available

British India - King George V - One Anna Nickel Coins, Very Fine Grade, 200 Pieces available
British India - King George V - One Anna Nickel Coins, Very Fine Grade, 200 Pieces available
1 Anna - George V 1912-1936 Copper-nickel – 3.9 g – ø 20.5 mm KM# 513

Obverse

Crowned head of King George V, left. English legend surrounds
Lettering: GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Engraver: Edgar Bertram Mackennal

Reverse

Denomination, date below within floral pattern. One anna in four languages, Urdu, Telugu, Bengali and Devnagari outside
Lettering:
ایک آن ఒకఅణా
INDIA
AN 1 NA
1936
एक आना এক মানা
Translation: One Anna

Edge

Plain

Comments

- From 1912 to 1922, coins were minted only at the Bombay mint, they had no mint marks
- All coins 1923 - 1936 without bead under date were minted in Calcutta.
- All coins 1923 - 1936 with bead under date were minted in Bombay (see image).

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