British india – 1862

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

Reverse
Central beaded circle; value at top, dividing line, country, date. Ornate intertwined leaves outside, toothed rim

Lettering:
1/2
PICE
INDIA
1862

Item_No: 065
Locale: British India
Reign: Queen Victoria
Date: 1862
Denomination: 1/2 Pice
Currency: Rupee – 16 Annas – 64 Paisa/Pice
Composition: Copper
Mint: Calcutta
Shape: Round
Alignment: Regular
Size: 21.1
Thickness: 1
Weight: 3.2g

Other_Notes:
To identify mint, measure coin
Calcutta mint: 21.0-21.25mm
Madras mint: 21.4mm

References: KM# 466

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