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Coin - 2 Annas, India, 1945 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 23507

Summary:
2 Annas, Issued by India, 1945
Minted by Bombay Mint
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1996
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 25.4 mm (Height), 25.4 mm (Width)
Weight: 5.81 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: British India
DateEra: 1945 AD
Denomination: 2 Annas
Obverse Description: Crowned head of the king facing left; around, GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Reverse Description: Within a serrated circle and double quartefoil a large numeral 2 which divides the word ANN AS; below, INDIA / . 1945 .; each arch of the quatrefoil contains the denomination in one of the following scripts, Urdu (top), Telugu (bottom), Nagari (left) and Bengali (right)
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Diamond with rounded corners
Material: Nickel Brass
Issued By: India, 1945
Mint: Bombay (Mint), India, 1945
Artist: A. Spencer - Calcutta (Mint), India, 1939
References: KM#543
Pridmore 921
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, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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kallol Posted on 28 Feb 2014 5:38 PM
I have 2 pice

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