East india company – 1835

Obverse:
Monarch William IV
Coat of arms of the East India Company: 2 lions, St George’s cross on the crest and flags, motto on the ribbon “Auspicio Regis et Senatus Angliae”

Lettering:
1835
AUSP: REG: SEN: ANG:

Translation: By the Command of the King and Parliament of England

Reverse:
The value in English within a wreath of laurel:ONE QUARTER ANNA
Between the tips of the wreath is the value in Persian:”Yek Pai” = One Pice

Around this the legend: EAST INDIA COMPANY
All within a raised, plain rim.

Lettering:
EAST INDIA COMPANY
یک پای
ONE
QUARTER
ANNA

Catalog # 048
East India Company
1835
1/4 Anna
Copper
Edge: Plain

Mints are distinguished be the size of coins:
Calcutta 26.2 mm
Bombay 25.2 mm
Madras 25.5 mm

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