1945

BRITISH INDIA COINS
King George VI. 1945
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)
KM# Obv

Rev

Mint Mark

Mint

- 1 Pice, Large hole in center * Serpentine wreath of vine leaves. Flat crown. Nill Calcutta
- Dot Bombay
- Diamond Bombay
- L Raised Lahore
Note: * with only crown year 1945 and 2 Indian languages
   
2.

  1/2 Anna

Metal: Nickel Brass. Weight: 2.91 gm. Edge: Plain.
Diameter: 18.50mm.
Kg6NbhalfAnna1945sml
KM# Obv

Rev

Mint Mark

Mint

- Portrait of King George VI, & Legend *** Large numeral 1/2 and dividing Anna, year 1945 with india  ** Calcutta
- * Bombay
-  **
NOTE: * No dots by India, Dashes by year. ** Dots by India, Dashes by year. *** 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 1945 **
Nill * Calcutta
- Dot Bombay

* Top stroke of numeral 5 is long or short.
** 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 1945 below

No Dots by year

Calcutta

Dots by year **

Bombay
 Note: * Within a serrated circle. ** Tip of the crown either touches "N" in King or don't.
5.

  1/4 Rupee

Metal: Quaternary Alloy. Weight: 2.91 gm.
Edge: Milled/Security. Diameter: 19.25mm.
KM# Obv

Rev

Remark

Mint Mark

Mint

- Portrait of King George VI, & Legend 1/4 Rupee and India, year 1944, Within a floral wreath.
No serif on letters
M E Dot * Bombay
- S E Dot * Bombay
- S E L Raised * Lahore

Note:  ME: Milled Edge, SE: Security Edge. * Numeral 5 in 1945 is either Large or Small.

6.

  1/2 Rupee

Metal: Quarternary Alloy. Weight: 5.87 gm. Edge: Security.
Diameter: 24.20mm.
Kg6silhalfru1945sml
KM# Obv

Rev

Remark

Mint Mark

Mint

-

Portrait of King George VI, & Legend

Half Rupee and India, year 1944, Within a floral wreath.  No serif on letters

M E

Dot *

Bombay

S E

Dot *

Bombay

M E

L Raised *

Bombay

-

S E

L Raised *

Lahore

Note:  ME: Milled Edge, SE: Security Edge. * Numeral 5 in 1945 is either Large or Small.
7.

  1 Rupee

Metal: Quaternary Alloy.  Weight: 11.66 gm.
Edge: Milled/Security. Diameter: 30.55mm.
KM# Obv

Rev

Remark

Mint Mark

Mint

- Portrait of King George VI, Medium Head & Legend One Rupee and India, year 1943 , Yek Rupiya, Within a floral wreath M E Dot Bombay
- S E Dot * Bombay
_ S E * L ** Lahore
Note:  ME: Milled Edge, SE: Security Edge. 
* Numeral 5 in 1945 is either Large or Small.
** Mint mark "L" Varies Thik or Thin

This list was prepared by Dr. Jinadatha

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