1940

BRITISH INDIA COINS
King George VI. 1940
1.

  1/12 Anna

Not Issued 1940
   
2.

  1/2 Pice

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

Rev

Mint Mark

Mint

- Portrait of King George VI, & Legend 1/2 Pice and  India, year 1940 surrounded by a floral wreath Nill Calcutta
    
3.

  1/4 Anna

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

Rev

Remark

Mint Mark

Mint

- Portrait of King George VI, & Legend

1/4 Anna and  India, year 1940 surrounded by a floral wreath

Nill

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.
4.

  1/2 Anna

Not Issued for Circulation only Proof Coin Calcutta
   
5.

  1 Anna

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

KM# Obv

Rev

Remark

Mint Mark

Mint

- Portrait of King George VI, & Legend 1 Anna and India,
year 1940 ***
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. ** Dot below & in center of year. *** Outside the ornamental ring value expressed in 4 Indian languages.

6.

  2 Annas

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

Rev

Remark

Mint Mark

Mint

- Portrait of King George VI, & Legend

*** 2 Annas, 2 over and dividing word ANNAS, with INDIA and year 1940 below

Y H *

Nill

Calcutta
-

M H *

Dot **

Bombay
-

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 on both the side of year. *** Within a serrated circle.
    
7.

  1/4 Rupee

Metal: Quarternary Alloy. Weight: 2.91 gm. Edge: Milled.
Diameter: 19.25mm.
KM# Obv

Rev

Remark

Mint Mark

Mint

- Portrait of King George VI, & Legend 1/4 Rupee and India, year 1940, Within a floral wreath Nill 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.
** With tiny diamond shaped mark either on obv or rev.

8.

  1/2 Rupee

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

Rev

Mint Mark

Mint

- Portrait of King George VI, & Legend

Half Rupee and India, year 1940, Within a floral wreath

Nill

Calcutta

-

Dot

Bombay

  
9.

  1 Rupee

Metal: Quarternary Alloy.  Weight: 11.66 gm.  Edge: Milled.
Diameter: 30.55mm.
KM# Obv

Rev

Mint Mark

Mint

- Portrait of King George VI, & Legend One Rupee and India, year 1940 , Yek Rupiya, Within a floral wreath Dot Bombay
Note * This coin made up of Quarternary Alloy with 50% Silver.

This list was prepared by Dr. Jinadatha

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