Coin - 2 Annas, East India Company, India, 1841 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 23548

Summary:
2 Annas, Issued by India, 1841 (frozen date)
East India Company Uniform Coinage, Type II
Minted by Calcutta Mint
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1996
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 15 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.49 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british commonwealth coins, british commonwealth and empire coins, 1956, 1904, 1953, fidei def 1950, 1948 half penny, 1948 half penny australian
Themes this item is part of: Calcutta Mint, Medal & Coin Makers, Kolkata, India, 1757-1952, 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: Head of the queen facing left; around at left and right, VICTORIA QUEEN; incuse S and relief W.W on neck truncation
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: Milled
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: East India Company, India, 1850-1862
Mint: Calcutta (Mint), India, 1850-1862
References: Pridmore 125
KM#460
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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