1944

BRITISH INDIA COINS
King George VI. 1944
1.

  1 Pice (1/4 Anna)

Metal: Bronze.   Weight: 1.94 gm.   Edge: Plain.
Diameter: 21.40mm. Shape: Round,
Large hole in center (9.5 mm approx)
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- 1 Pice, Large hole in center * Serpentine wreath of vine leaves H C ** Nill Calcutta
- H C ** Diamond Bombay
- H C ** Dot Bombay
- F C ** Dot Bombay
- F C ** Diamond Bombay
- H C ** L Raised Lahore
- H C ** Small dot Pretoria
Note: * with only crown year 1944 and 2 Indian languages
** H C : High Crown. R C: Round Crown. F C: Flat crown. Shape of the crown varies.
   
2.

  1/2 Anna

Metal: Nickel Brass. Weight: 2.91 gm. Edge: Plain.
Diameter: 18.50mm.
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Portrait of King George VI, & Legend *** Large numeral 1/2 and dividing Anna, year 1944 with india Nill ** Calcutta
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

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- Portrait of King George VI, & Legend 1 Anna and India,
year 1944 **
Nill Calcutta
- Dot Bombay

** 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
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- Portrait of King George VI, & Legend

* 2 Annas, 2 over and dividing word ANNAS, with INDIA and year 1944 below

Dot **

Bombay

L Raised

Calcutta
Lahore ***
 Note: * Within a serrated circle. ** Date varies in size large and small. *** During Second World war due to advancing Japanese army from Burma towards Calcutta mint was shifted from Calcutta to Lahore.
5.

  1/4 Rupee

Metal: Quarternary Alloy. Weight: 2.91 gm. Edge: Milled.
Diameter: 19.25mm.
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- Portrait of King George VI, & Legend 1/4 Rupee and India, year 1944, Within a floral wreath. S E Diamond Bombay
- M E Dot * Bombay
- S E Dot * Bombay
- S E L Raised * Lahore

Note:  ME: Milled Edge, SE: Security Edge. * No serif on letters.

6.

  1/2 Rupee

Metal: Quarternary Alloy. Weight: 5.87 gm. Edge: Security.
Diameter: 24.20mm.
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Portrait of King George VI, & Legend

Half Rupee and India, year 1944, Within a floral wreath

S E

Diamond

Bombay

S E

Dot **

Bombay

S E

Diamond *

Bombay

-

S E

L Raised *

Lahore

Note:  ME: Milled Edge, SE: Security Edge. * No serif on letters. ** Bottom flower varies
7.

  1 Rupee

Metal: Quarternary Alloy.  Weight: 11.66 gm.  Edge: Security.
Diameter: 30.55mm.
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- Portrait of King George VI, Medium Head & Legend One Rupee and India, year 1943 , Yek Rupiya, Within a floral wreath
Note: Design of the bottom flower varies.
Diamond Bombay
- Dot Bombay
Medium Head short teeth Dot Bombay
Medium Head short teeth Milled Edge Dot Bombay
Mediaum Head Mint mark "L" Varies
 Thik or Thuin
L Raised Lahore
This coin made up of Quarternary Alloy with 50% Silver.

This list was prepared by Dr. Jinadatha

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