Obverse Types A, B, C
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.
The Rupee coin has three distinct Obverse designs, which can be identified by examining the panels on the front of the dress.
Bust A - The front of the dress has 3-3/4 panels
Bust B - The front of the dress has 4-¼ panels
Bust C - The front of the dress has 3-½ or 3-1/3 panels
check the flower on the right of the bottom panel
it has fewer leaves than the one in Bust A.
Comparision of Bust A , B , C
Details of Bust A
Details of Bust B
Details of Bust C
FIVE SECTIONS IN DRESS PANEL - VERY RARE COIN
It has been found in 1862 Rupee
INDIA 1862 VICTORIA QUEEN RUPEE B II MADRAS MINT
Unrecorded variety of 5 Sections in the dress panel.It was struck with Half Anna Die which had 5 sections on Dress panel with different embroidery.
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