1/2 Rupee, Issued by India, 1914
Minted by Calcutta Mint

Obverse Description

Crowned and draped bust of the King facing left, the King is wearing the Imperial Crown and the ermine Robe of State, the Collar of the Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire, and the Badge of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath; around, GEORGE V KING EMPEROR; on bust truncation, the artist's initials, BM

Reverse Description

Within a double line circle; HALF / RUPEE / INDIA / 1914 / persian legend (Hasht ana; translation: eight annas); around, within an outer double line circle, a scrollwork containing a rose, thistle and shamrock on either side and a lotus flower, closed at the top and open at the bottom

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