1939

BRITISH INDIA COINS
King George VI. 1939
1.

  1/12 Anna

Metal: Bronze.   Weight: 1.62 gm.   Edge: Plain.
Diameter: 17.50mm.
Kg6cnonetweltanna1939sml
KM# Obv

Rev

Remark

Mint Mark

Mint

- Portrait of King George VI, & Legend 1/12 Pice and  India, year 1939 surrounded by a floral wreath Y H * Nill Calcutta
- M H * Nill Calcutta
- Y H * Dot ** Bombay
- M H * Dot ** Bombay
* Y H: Young Head, High relief effigy, Long trefoils in crown. M H: Mature Head, low relief effigy, short trefoils in crown. ** Dot below & in center of year.
2.

  1/2 Pice

Metal: Bronze.   Weight: 2.43 gm.   Edge: Plain.
Diameter: 21.20mm.
Kg6brohalfpice1939sml
KM# Obv

Rev

Mint Mark

Mint

- Portrait of King George VI, & Legend 1/2 Pice and  India, year 1939 surrounded by a floral wreath Nill Calcutta
- Dot Bombay
    
3.

  1/4 Anna

Metal: Bronze.   Weight: 4.85 gm.   Edge: Plain.
Diameter: 25.40mm.
Kg6broquarteranna1939sml
KM# Obv

Rev

Remark

Mint Mark

Mint

- Portrait of King George VI, & Legend

1/4 Anna and  India, year 1939 surrounded by a floral wreath

Y H *

Nill

Calcutta
-

M H *

Nill

Calcutta
-

Nill

Dot **

Bombay
Note: * Y H: Young Head, High relief effigy, Long trefoils in crown. M H: Mature Head, low relief effigy, short trefoils in crown. ** Dot below & in center of year.
4.

  1 Anna

Metal: Cupro-Nickel. Weight: 3.88 gm. Edge: Plain.
Diameter: 20.50mm. Shape: Round and Scalloped

Kg6CnoneAnna1939sml
KM# Obv

Rev

Remark

Mint Mark

Mint

- Portrait of King George VI, & Legend 1 Anna and India,
year 1939 ***
Nill None Calcutta
- Y H * Dot ** Bombay
M H * Dot ** Bombay

Note: * Y H: Young Head, High relief effigy, Long trefoils in crown. M H: Mature Head, low relief effigy, short trefoils in crown. ** Dot below & in center of year. *** Outside the ornamental ring value expressed in 4 Indian languages.

5.

  2 Annas

Metal: Cupro-Nickel. Weight: 5.83 gm. Edge: Plain.
Diameter: 21.4
Kg6CntwoAnnas1939sml
KM# Obv

Rev

Remark

Mint Mark

Mint

- Portrait of King George VI, & Legend

*** 2 Annas,2 over and dividing word ANN AS, with INDIA and date below

Y H *

Nill

Calcutta
-

M H *

Nill

Calcutta
-

Nill

Dot **

Bombay
Note: * Y H: Young Head, High relief effigy, Long trefoils in crown. M H: Mature Head, low relief effigy, short trefoils in crown. ** Dot below & in center of year. *** Within a serrated circle.
    
6.

  1/4 Rupee

Metal: Silver. Weight: 2.91 gm. Edge: Milled.
Diameter: 19.25mm.
Kg6silqarterru1939sml
KM# Obv

Rev

Mint Mark

Mint

- Portrait of King George VI, & Legend 1/4 Rupee and India, year 1939, Within a floral wreath Nill Calcutta
- Dot * Bombay
- Nill Bombay

* With tiny diamond shaped mark either on obv or rev

7.

  1/2 Rupee

Metal: Silver. Weight: 5.87 gm. Edge: Milled.
Diameter: 24.20mm.
KM# Obv

Rev

Remark

Mint Mark

Mint

- Portrait of King George VI, & Legend

Half Rupee and India, year 1939, Within a floral wreath

Y H * Nill

Calcutta

-

M H *

Nill

Calcutta

-

Y H *

Dot

Bombay

-

M H *

Dot

Bombay

Note: * Y H: Young Head, High relief effigy, Long trefoils in crown. M H: Mature Head, low relief effigy, short trefoils in crown.
8.

  1 Rupee

Metal: Silver.  Weight: 11.66 gm.  Edge: Milled/SecurityEdge.
 Diameter: 30.55mm.
KM# Obv

Rev

Remark

Mint Mark

Mint

- Not for Circulation only Proof Coin Nill Nill Calcutta
- Portrait of King George VI, & Legend One Rupee and India, year 1939 , Yek Rupiya, Within a floral wreath M E * Dot Bombay
- S E ** Dot Bombay
Note * ME: Milled Edge, ** SE: Security Edge. (1) For the 1st in 1940 this security edge was introduced to prevent forgery. (2) This coin made up of Quarternary Alloy with 50% Silver.

This list was prepared by Dr. Jinadatha

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