British India – 1862

Obverse
Crowned head of Queen Victoria facing left, toothed rim
Lettering: VICTORIA QUEEN
Engraver: William Wyon

Reverse
Denomination and date within circle of beads, wreath surrounds, toothed rim
Lettering:
ONE
QUARTER
ANNA
INDIA
1862

Item_No: 062
Locale: British India
Reign: Queen Victoria
Date: 1862
Denomination: 1/4 Anna (1/64th Rupee)
Currency: Rupee – 16 Anna – 64 paisa/pice
Composition: Copper
Mint: Madras
Shape: Circle
Alignment: Regular
Size_Min: 25.4
Thickness: 1.84mm
Weight: 6.2

Edge_Desc: Plain

Other_Notes: To differentiate between, “Type A bust,  type 1 reverse” Madras and Calcutta mint (without ‘v’ mark), measure the coin
 Calcutta mint – 26.2-26.3 mm
 Madras mint – 25.5 mm
Different mintmarks
• (small dot/diamond) = Mumbai
(no mintmark) = Calcutta
(pearl) = Madras

References: KM# 467

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