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Proof Coin - 1/2 Anna, India, 1862 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13243

Proof 1/2 Anna, Issued by India, 1862
Minted by Calcutta Mint
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 31 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 12.91 g (Weight)

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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 Anna
Obverse Description: Crowned and robed bust of the queen facing left; around VICTORIA QUEEN (V at near left end of bust truncation to right of bottom panel)
Reverse Description: Within entwined scrollwork with oak leaves and circle of beads, HALF / ANNA / 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#468
Pridmore 579
  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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