Tags

Add your own tags:
Separate multiple tags using a comma

Similar items over time

Proof Coin - 1/2 Pice, India, 1862 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13212

Summary:
Proof 1/2 Pice, Issued by India, 1862
Minted by Calcutta Mint
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 21 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 3.23 g (Weight)

More information

Tagged with: british commonwealth coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Leonard Charles Wyon, Engraver (1826-1891), Calcutta Mint, Medal & Coin Makers, Kolkata, India, 1757-1952, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: India
Tertiary Classification: proof strikes
Series: British India
DateEra: 1862 AD
Denomination: 1/2 Pice
Obverse Description: Crowned and robed bust of the queen facing left; around VICTORIA QUEEN (inverted V at centre of bust truncation)
Reverse Description: Within entwined scrollwork with oak leaves and circle of beads, 1/2 / PICE / INDIA / 1862
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Copper
Issued By: India, 1862
Mint: Calcutta (Mint), India, 1862
Artist: Leonard Wyon - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain
References: KM#466
Pridmore 709
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

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.

Similar items

Yes No