India 1936(c) 1/4 rupee

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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The quarter rupee was struck for George V 1912-36 at Calcutta and Bombay. It is about the size of a dime but had 12¢ worth of silver. The 1936 is common from both mints. The absence of a dot below the lotus flower marks this as a product of the Calcutta mint.

Recorded mintage: 25,744,000 at Calcutta plus 9,864,000 from Bombay.

Specification: 2.92 g, .917 fine silver.

Catalog reference: KM 518.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Stevens, Paul, and Randy Weir, The Uniform Coinage of India, 1835 to 1947, A Catalogue and Pricelist, London, Spink & Son Ltd, 2012.

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