1/4 Anna, Issued by India, 1862
Minted by Calcutta Mint

Obverse Description

Crowned and robed bust of the queen facing left; around VICTORIA QUEEN

Reverse Description

Within entwined scrollwork with oak leaves and circle of beads, ONE / QUARTER / ANNA / INDIA / 1862

Edge Description



The 1862 date on these coins is frozen until 1874. However the die type combination on this piece has been attributed to the period 1862 to 1865 after which a new Copper Mint was opened at Calcutta with dies from a different set of master tools.

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