India 1898(c) 1/12 anna
This specimen was lot 2883 in Stephen Album sale 37 (Santa Rosa, CA, June 2020), where it sold for $71.40. The catalog description noted, "BRITISH INDIA: Victoria, Empress, 1876-1901, AE 1/12 anna, 1898 (c), bright red original mint luster! PCGS graded MS64 RD." This type was struck at Calcutta 1877-1901 and at Bombay 1877, 1882-84, 1886-90 only. It is common.
Recorded mintage: 13,882,000.
Specification: 2.07 g, copper.
Catalog reference: KM-483, S&W-6.663.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th 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.
- Album, Stephen, Joseph Lang, Paul Montz, Michael Barry and Norman Douglas Nicol, Auction 37, featuring the Gamal Amer Collection of Egyptian Coins and the Ahmed Sultan Collection of Ottoman Coins, Part II, Santa Rosa, CA: Stephen Album Rare Coins, Inc., 2020.