East India Company – 1853

    Obverse
    Queen Victoria and the arms of the East India Company (2 lions, St George’s cross on the crest and flags, and the motto “AUSP: REG: SEN: ANG:” (“Auspicio Regis et Senatus Angliae”) on the ribbon
    Lettering:
    1853
    AUSP: REG: SEN: ANG:

    Translation:
    1853
    By the Command of the King and Parliament of England

    Reverse
    The value within a laurel wreath:1/2 PICE with the legend “EAST INDIA COMPANY” surrounding and a flat raised rim

    Lettering:
    EAST INDIA COMPANY
    ½
    PICE

    Catalog #

    Item_No: 060
    Dominion: East India Company
    Reign: Queen Victoria
    Date: 1853
    Denomination: 1/2 Pice
    Currency: Rupee (64 Pice)
    Composition: Copper
    Mint: Calcutta Mint
    Shape: Round
    Alignment: Regular
    Size_Min: 21.2mm
    Weight: 3

    Edge_Desc: Plain
    References: KM# 464, Pr# 159

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