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One Pice (1/4 Anna) – (1950-1955)

Asoka lion pedestal
Asoka lion pedestal

© Joseph Kunnappally

Prancing horse facing left
Prancing horse facing left
MintMint MarkRemarks
BombaySmall Dot/Diamond
Hyderabad<>Diamond Split Vertically
CalcuttaNo MarkNo Mint Mark
CountryIndia, Republic
Catalog codeKM No, 1
Years1950-1955
MetalBronze
Composition90-70% Copper, 10-30% Tin
Weight2.95 grams
Diameter21 mm
ShapeCircular
EdgePlain Smooth
OrientationMedal alignment ↑O↑
Face value1 Pice
Year
Mint
Description
Mintage
Fine
Very Fine
UNC
1950
Bombay
1.6mm thickness
32,080,000
160
240
410
1950
Calcutta
1.6mm thickness
14,000,000
80
120
240
1950
Bombay
Proof
 
4,090
1951
Bombay
1.2mm thickness
104,626,000
40
80
200
1951
Calcutta
1.2mm thickness
127,300,000
40
80
200
1952
Bombay
213,830,000
160
200
410
1953
Bombay
242,358,000
160
200
410
1953
Calcutta
111,000,000
160
200
410
1953
Hyderabad
Rare
 
8,190
16,380
32,760
1954
Bombay
130,758,000
40
80
200
1954
Bombay
Proof
 
12,280
1954
Calcutta
52,600,000
40
80
200
1954
Hyderabad
Rare
 
810
1,630
4,090
1955
Bombay
24,423,000
240
410
1,020
1955
Hyderabad
Rare
 
810
2,040
7,370

Coin Facts

  • 1950 (Bombay) – 1.6mm thickness, 0.3mm edge rim.
  • 1950 (Bombay) – Proof – 1.6mm thickness, 1.0mm edge rim.
  • 1950 (Calcutta) – 1.6mm thickness, 1.0mm edge rim.
  • 1951(Bombay) – 1.2mm thickness, 0.8mm edge rim.
  • 1951 (Calcutta) – 1.2mm thickness, 0.8mm edge rim.
  • 1952 (Bombay) – Large date, 2mm thickness, 0.8mm edge rim.
  • 1953 (Calcutta) – Large date, 2mm thickness, 0.8mm edge rim.
  • 1953 (Bombay) – Large date, 2mm thickness, 0.8mm edge rim.
  • 1953 (Hyderabad) – Large date, 2mm thickness, 0.8mm edge rim.
  • 1954 (Hyderabad) – Large date, 2mm thickness, 0.8mm edge rim.
  • 1954 (Calcutta) – Large date, 2mm thickness, 0.8mm edge rim.
  • 1954 (Bombay) – Large date, 2mm thickness, 0.8mm edge rim.
  • 1954 (Bombay) – Proof – Large date, 2mm thickness, 0.8mm edge rim.
  • 1955 (Hyderabad) – Large date, 2mm thickness, 0.8mm edge rim.
  • 1955 (Bombay) – Large date, 2mm thickness, 0.8mm edge rim.