Sunday, April 3, 2016

India - Republic - Rupee (decimalized, 1957-date) Large 1 Rupee 1975 - 1982




Ashoka Lion capitol

NOTE: Different National Emblem Types
Type 1: Side lions toothless with 2 to 3 fur rows, short squat D in INDIA.
Type 2: Asoka lion pedestal more imposing. Side lions
with 3 or 4 fur rows, more elegant D in INDIA. The shape of the D in INDIA is the easiest way to distinguish this obverse.
TYPE 3: Similar to Type I but 2 teeth, 4 to 5 fur rows, smaller lion head.
Lettering: भारत INDIA

Reverse

NOTE: Different mintmarks
♦ (small dot/diamond) = Mumbai
B (letter "B") = Mumbai Proof Issues
(no mintmark) = Calcutta
Lettering:
रुपया 1 RUPEE
1976

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