India 1940(c) 1/2 pice

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
India 1940 half pice rev DLR.jpg

Half pice were struck for George VI 1938-40 with a final issue in 1942. This date is worthless in all grades. Half a pice was one-eighth of an anna or 1/128 of a rupee.

Recorded mintage: 23,770,000 plus proofs.

Specification: bronze.

Catalog reference: KM-528; Mitchiner-2052.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • 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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