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Half Rupee (½ Rupee) – (1950-1956)

Asoka lion pedestal
Asoka lion pedestal

© Joseph Kunnappally

Grain sprigs flank denomination
Grain sprigs flank denomination
MintMint MarkRemarks
BombaySmall Dot/Diamond
CalcuttaNo MarkNo Mint Mark
CountryIndia, Republic
Catalog codeKM No, 6
Years1950-1955
MetalNickel
Composition98% nickel
Weight5.78 g
Diameter24 mm
ShapeRound
EdgeReeded
OrientationMedal alignment ↑O↑
Face value½ Rupee

Coin Facts

KM-6.3 1956 – Obverse: Asoka lion pedestal within circle, no dots between words

Year
Mint
Description
Mintage
Fine
Very Fine
UNC
1950
Bombay
Large Lion
12,352,000
70
150
560
1950
Bombay
Proof – Large Lion
 
9,450
1950
Calcutta
Large Lion
1,100,000
220
520
1,890
1951
Bombay
Large Lion
9,239,000
70
150
560
1954
Calcutta
Large Date – Large Lion
36,300,000
220
680
1,130
1954
Bombay
Proof – Large Date – Large Lion
 
17,380
1955
Bombay
Large Date – Large Lion
18,977,000
220
680
1,130
1956
Calcutta
No dots between words
24,900,000
70
150
560