1 Anna Coin 1950-1955 – Pre Decimal India

1 Anna

On this page will be discussing the 1 Anna which was part of the Pre Decimal series of India, there are two variations of 1 Anna each variation is listed in the bullet points below, select a bullet point to jump to that section. Coin values can be found at the bottom of this page also.

 

1 Anna 1950

1 Anna 1950 Group

The 1 Anna 1950 coin was part of the Pre Decimal series of India. The coin was minted by the India Government Mint, Mumbai, India between the years 1950 and 1950. The coin itself was made of Cupronickel and had a plain smooth edge. This Scalloped coin had a raised undecorated rim. It weighed 5.831 grams, and had a diameter of 21.8mm. The known mintage of the 1 Anna 1950 coin is 9,944,000

It is worth noting that some coins in this series have been valued at as much as $150. All the values for the 1 Anna 1950 coin can be found at the bottom of this page.

The Front

1 Anna 1950

The front of this 1 Anna coin features a Zebu, sometimes known as indicine cattle or humped cattle, is a species or subspecies of domestic cattle originating in South Asia. The zebu is above the year which will be 1950 in small text. The legend of the 1 Anna coin features the text value in English on the left ONE ANNA and in Hindi on the right एक आना (ëk). The mint mark may be found on the bottom of the coin.

The Back

1 Anna 1950 back

The back of this One Anna coin features the Indian Coat of arms which was an Asoka lion pedestal between 2 arcs. The legend on the back of the coin featured the state name “GOVERNMENT OF INDIA”.

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1 Anna 1954-1955

1 Anna 1954-1955 group

The 1 Anna 1954-1955 coin was part of the Pre Decimal series of India. The coin was minted by the India Government Mint, Mumbai, India between the years 1954 and 1955. The coin itself was made of Cupronickel and had a plain smooth edge. This Scalloped coin had a raised undecorated rim. It weighed 5.831 grams, and had a diameter of 21.8mm. The known mintage of the 1 Anna 1954-1955 coin is 57,288,000

It is worth noting that some coins in this series have been valued at as much as $300. All the values for the One Anna 1954-1955 coin can be found at the bottom of this page.

The Front

1 Anna 1954-1955

The front of this One Anna coin features a Zebu, sometimes known as indicine cattle or humped cattle, is a species or subspecies of domestic cattle originating in South Asia. The zebu is above the year which will either be 1954 or 1955 in small text. The legend of the 1 Anna coin features the text value in English on the left ONE ANNA and in Hindi on the right एक आना (ëk Anna). The mint mark may be found on the bottom of the coin.

The Back

1 Anna 1954-1955 back

The back of this One Anna coin features the Indian Coat of arms which was an Asoka lion pedestal between 2 arcs. The legend on the back of the coin featured the state name “GOVERNMENT OF INDIA”.

Mint houses: (mint mark)
(B) diamond, (Bombay) Mumbai, मुंबई
(C) none, (Calcutta) Kolkata, কলকাতা

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1 Anna Coin Values

 

Date Denom Mintage VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
1950(B) One Anna 1950 9,944,000 $6.00 $10.00 $0.00 $16.00 $30.00 $0.00
1950(B) Proof One Anna 1950 unknown $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $150.00

 

Date Denom Mintage VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
1954(B) One Anna 1954-1955 20,388,000 $6.00 $10.00 $0.00 $16.00 $30.00 $0.00
1954(B) Proof One Anna 1954-1955 unknown $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $300.00
1955(B) One Anna 1954-1955 unknown $15.00 $20.00 $0.00 $30.00 $0.00 $0.00

 

Our external information sources for this post came from the below sources.

https://www.ngccoin.com/

https://www.rbi.org.in/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/India_Government_Mint

 

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1 Anna Coin 1950-1955 - Pre Decimal India
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