India 1919(b) anna
This specimen was lot 2908 in Stephen Album sale 37 (Santa Rosa, CA, June 2020), where it sold for $101.15. The catalog description noted, "BRITISH INDIA: George V, 1910-1936, 1 anna, 1919 (b), NGC graded MS63." This one anna was struck at the Bombay mint as part of a type struck 1912-36. The denomination was introduced in 1906 and struck until the end of the Raj in 1947.
Recorded mintage: 122,795,000 + proofs.
Specification: 3.8 g, copper nickel, 21 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM-513.
- 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.
- 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.