British india – 1892

Obverse
Crowned bust of Victoria facing left
Lettering: VICTORIA EMPRESS
Engraver: William Wyon

Reverse
Value above denomination, dividing line, country, date – all within beaded circle. Ornate intertwined leaves pattern surrounding
Lettering:
1/12
ANNA
INDIA
1890

Item_No: 061
Dominion: British India
Reign: Queen Victoria
Date: 1892
Denomination: 1/12 Anna (1/192 Rupee)
Currency: Rupee – 16 Anna – 64 Pice/Paisa
Composition: Copper
Mint: Calcutta
Shape: Circle
Alignment: Regular
Size_Min: 17.5
Weight: 2.2

Edge_Desc: Plain
Other_Notes: To identify mint.. count number of panels in dress
Calcutta mint – 4 panels in the front of the dress, ‘S’ of EMPRESS further away from dress
Bombay mint – 4.5 panels, ‘S’ closer to dress
References: KM# 483

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