British India – 1878

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

Reverse
Value and date within beaded circle and wreath

Lettering:
ONE
QUARTER
ANNA
INDIA
1889

Item_No: 063
Dominion: British India
Reign: Queen Victoria
Date: 1878
Denomination: 1/4 Anna (1/64 Rupee)
Currency: Rupee – 16 Annas – 64 Paisa/Pice
Composition: Copper
Mint: Calcutta
Shape: Circle
Alignment: Regular
Size_Min: 25.4
Weight: 6g

Edge_Desc: Plain

Other_Notes:  Mint Identification – One leaf below date at the center     Kolkata / Calcutta / Murshidabad, India (1757-date)
Two leaves below date under first and last digit of date     Mumbai / Bombay, India (1829-date)
References: KM# 486

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