1/4 Rupee, Issued by India, 1840
East India Company Uniform Coinage, Type I
A round silver coin (20 mm). The obverse features a young head of the Quen facing left; around above, VICTORIA QUEEN. The reverse has at the centre within an olive wreath, 1/4 RUPEE then a line in Arab script; around, EAST INDIA COMPANY 1840.
Bare head of the queen facing left; around above, 'VICTORIA QUEEN'.
At the centre within an olive wreath, 1/4 / RUPEE / a line in Persian and Hindi script (Chahar ana; translation: Four Annas); around above, EAST INDIA COMPANY; below, 1840
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
VICTORIA QUEEN 1/4 RUPEE EAST INDIA COMPANY 1840.
Type of item
2.906 g (Weight)