2 Annas, Issued by India, 1841 (frozen date)
East India Company Uniform Coinage, Type 1
A round silver coin (15 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, TWO / ANNAS then a line in Arab script; around, EAST INDIA COMPANY 1841.
Bare head of the queen facing right; around above, 'VICTORIA QUEEN'.
At the centre within a laurel wreath, TWO / ANNAS / Persian legend (do ana; translation: two annas); around, EAST INDIA COMPANY 1841.
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 11/1/1978
VICTORIA QUEEN 2 ANNAS EAST INDIA COMPANY 1841.
Type of item
1.47 g (Weight)
Pridmore 120 KM#459
[Book] Pridmore, Fred. 1980. The Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations, Part 4, India. 2.
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2006. Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900.