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Quarter Rupee (¼ 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, 5
Years1950-1955
MetalNickel
Composition98% nickel
Weight2.73 g
Diameter19 mm
ShapeRound
EdgeReeded
OrientationMedal alignment ↑O↑
Face value¼ Rupee
Year
Mint
Description
Mintage
Fine
Very Fine
UNC
1950
Bombay
Large Lion
7,650,000
30
90
370
1950
Bombay
Proof – Large Lion
 
8,500
1950
Calcutta
Large Lion
7,800,000
70
180
940
1951
Bombay
Large Lion
41,439,000
30
90
370
1951
Calcutta
Large Lion
13,500,000
30
90
370
1954
Calcutta
Large Date – Large Lion
58,300,000
150
220
750
1954
Bombay
Proof – Large Date
 
12,280
1955
Bombay
Large Date – Large Lion
57,936,000
30
90
370
1955
Calcutta
Small Lion
28,900,000
30
90
370
1956
Calcutta
Small Lion
22,000,000
70
150
560