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Coin - 2 Annas, East India Company, India, 1841 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 46303

Summary:
2 Annas, Issued by India, 1841 (frozen date)
East India Company Uniform Coinage, Type 1
Description:
A round silver coin (15 mm). The obverse features a young head of the Quen facing left; around above, VICTORIA QUEEN. The reverse has at the centre within an olive wreath, TWO / ANNAS then a line in Arab script; around, EAST INDIA COMPANY 1841.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 15 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.470 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british commonwealth coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Bombay Mint, Medal & Coin Makers, India, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: India
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: East India Company Uniform Coinage
DateEra: 1841 AD
Denomination: 2 Annas
Obverse Description: A bare head of the queen facing right; around above, VICTORIA QUEEN
Reverse Description: At the centre within a laurel wreath, TWO / ANNAS / Persian legend (do ana; translation: two annas); around, EAST INDIA COMPANY 1841.
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: VICTORIA QUEEN
2 ANNAS EAST INDIA COMPANY 1841.
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: East India Company, Bengal, India, 1841
Mint: Bombay (Mint), India, 1841
References: Pridmore 120
KM#459
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Major Fred Pridmore, The Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations, Part 4, India, London, 1980
  2. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006

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