Saturday, July 28, 2007

Victoria : Copper Coins

Copper Fractions:1/2 Anna>1/4 Anna>1/2 Pice>1/12 Anna

Coins minted from 1862 through 1873 all have the date 1862.
The legend reads "Victoria Queen" for coins dated 1862 - 1876.
It reads "Victoria Empress" for coins dated 1877-1901.

1/2 ANNA
The 1/2 Anna was only minted for a few years (through 1877)
















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1/4 ANNA
The 1/4 Anna was minted through 1901. The Madras mint only made 1862 coins, while the Bombay mint was used through 1889. Only the Calcutta mint produced coins from 1890 to 1901.















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1/2 PICE
The legend reads "Victoria Queen" for coins dated 1862, the only year this design was minted for circulation.
It reads "Victoria Empress" for coins dated 1885-1901.
The 1/2 Pice saw limited minting, with no coins minted for circulation between 1862 and 1885. The Madras mint only made 1862 coins. The Calcutta mint was the only other mint used, and it produced coins from 1862-1901.
















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1/12 ANNA
The 1/12 Anna was minted through 1901. The Madras mint only made 1862 coins, while the Bombay mint was used through 1889 (Krauss lists an 1890 P/L restrike). Only the Calcutta mint produced coins from 1890 to 1901.





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4 comments:

leesa jhon said...

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WOW! These coins are awesome in looking thanks for sharing the neat and clean coins.

Unknown said...

I have 1 rupee of 1901 of Victoria empress

rajnish khurana said...

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rajnish khurana said...

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