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Coin - 1 Anna, India, 1910 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13251

Summary:
1 Anna, Issued by India, 1910
Minted by Bombay Mint
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 20.5 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 3.856 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, George William De Saulles, Medallist (1862-1903), George William de Saulles, Sculptor, Designer & Engraver (1862-1903), Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: India
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: British India
DateEra: 1910 AD
Denomination: 1 Anna
Obverse Description: Crowned and draped bust of the King facing right, the King is wearing the Imperial Crown and the ermine Robe of State, the Collar of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath; around, EDWARD VII KING & EMPEROR; below the bust truncation, the artist's initials, DES. There is a small incuse B mint mark on the crown.
Reverse Description: Within an ornamental diamond, a large numeral 1 which divides the word AN NA; above, INDIA; below, 1910; each arch formed by a side of the ornamental diamond and a edge of the coin contains the denomination in one of the following scripts, Urdu (top left), Telugu (top right), Nagari (bottom left) and Bengali (bottom right)
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Scalloped
Material: Copper-Nickel
Issued By: India, 1910
Mint: Bombay (Mint), India, 1910
Artist: George de Saulles - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1902
References: KM#504
Pridmore 929
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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