Friday, January 25, 2013

British India Coins Classification

Presidency Coins 
  • Madras Presidency 
  • Bombay Presidency 
  • Bengal Presidency 
British India Coins of Native States
Uniform coinage of East India Company 
  • King William IV 
  • Victoria Queen - Continuous legend 
  • Victoria Queen - Divided legend 
  • Victoria Empress 
  • King Edward VII 
  • King George V 
  • King George VI

Thursday, January 24, 2013

King Edward VII One Rupee Silver Coin

King Edward 1906 One Rupee Silver Coin
One Rupee Silver Coins are very rare to find. Here is one example of rare 1906 Silver Coin. This 11.66 gram silver coin contain 91.7 % pure silver. These coins are minted from Bombay Cary Mint mark "B" and Calcutta bearing no mint mark. This coin is available on eBay and Olx for sale. Aproximate rate for one good condition coin is Rs. 1500.00.

Friday, January 4, 2013

1 Anna - George VI (2nd portrait, large crown, low relief) 1942-1945

1 Anna - George VI (2nd portrait, large crown, low relief)
Years 1942-1945 Value 1 Anna = 1/16 Rupee (1/16) Metal Nickel-brass Weight 3.89 g Diameter 20.5 mm Engraver Percy Metcalfe (obverse) Shape Scalloped (with 12 notches)

1 Anna - George V (1912 - 1936)

1 Anna - George V (1912 - 1936) is one coin that is easily available for collectors. This copper-nickel coin bears KM# 513and weighs 3.9 g and a diameter of  20.5 mm the details of these coins are:

Years 1912-1936
Value 1 Anna = 1/16 Rupee (1/16)
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 3.9 g
Diameter 20.5 mm
Thickness 1.38 mm
Engraver Edgar Bertram Mackennal (obverse)
Shape Scalloped (12 notches)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized  
1 Anna - Edward VII 1906-1910 is also Copper-nickel with 3.9 g and ΓΈ 20.5 mm diameter. But it bears No. KM# 504