Proof 1/4 Rupee, Issued by Mauritius, 1960
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Crowned bust of the queen facing right; around, QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND; artist's initials, CT, incuse on bust truncation

Reverse Description

A crown above a rose, lis and uncertain circular flower; around above, MAURITIUS; around below, QUARTER RUPEE 1960

Edge Description



First issue of the 1/4 rupee denomination for Queen Elizabeth II, 1,000,000 working strikes were made. This is a Proof of Record strike supplied for the reference collection of the National Gallery of Victoria through the Melbourne Branch of the Royal Mint.

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