1942

 

BRITISH INDIA COINS
King George VI. 1942
1.

  1/12 Anna

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

Rev

Mint Mark

Mint

- Portrait of King George VI, & Legend 1/12 Pice and  India, year 1942 surrounded by a floral wreath Dot * Bombay
* Dot on both the side of year. Issuing 1/12 Anna has been stoped from 1943 onwards
2.

  1/4 Anna

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

Rev

Mint Mark

Mint

- Portrait of King George VI, & Legend

1/4 Anna and  India, year 1942 surrounded by a floral wreath

Nill

Calcutta
-

Dot

Bombay
   
2.

  1/2 Anna

Metal: Nickel Brass. Weight: 2.91 gm.Edge: Plain.
Diameter: 18.50mm.
KM# Obv

Rev

Mint Mark

Mint

Portrait of King George VI, & Legend *** Large numeral 1/2 and deviding Anna, year 1942 with india Nill Calcutta
Dot * Bombay
Dot ** Bombay
NOTE: * Only dashes by year no dots. ** Dashas by year and dots.
*** Outside the ornamental ring value expressed in 4 Indian languages.
3.

  1 Anna

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

KM# Obv

Rev

Mint Mark

Mint

- Portrait of King George VI, & Legend 1 Anna and India,
year 1942 ***
Nill Calcutta
- Dot ** Bombay

** Dot below & in center of year. *** Outside the ornamental ring value expressed in 4 Indian languages.

4.

  2 Annas

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

Rev

Mint Mark

Mint

- Portrait of King George VI, & Legend

*** 2 Annas, 2 over and dividing word ANNAS, with INDIA and year 1942 below

Nill *

Calcutta
 Note: Two types of numeral 4 occurs in 1942 Large and small.
*** Within a serrated circle.
5.

  1/4 Rupee

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

Rev

Mint Mark

Mint

- Portrait of King George VI, & Legend 1/4 Rupee and India, year 1942, Within a floral wreath Nill Calcutta

   

6.

  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 1942, Within a floral wreath

Dot *

Bombay

-

Dot **

Bombay

Note: * Large Head and small teeth on the border. ** Medium Head and long teeth at the border
7.

  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 1939 , Yek Rupiya, Within a floral wreath Diamond * Bombay
- Diamond ** Bombay
Note: * Milled Edge. ** Security Edge.
This coin made up of Quarternary Alloy with 50% Silver.

This list was prepared by Dr. Jinadatha

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