1 Rupee 1950-1954 – Pre Decimal India

1 Rupee

On this page will be discussing the 1 Rupee which was part of the Pre Decimal series of India, there are two variations of 1 Rupee 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 Rupee 1950

1 Rupee 1950 group

The 1 Rupee 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 Nickel and had a security edge. This circular coin had a raised undecorated rim. It weighed 11.7 grams, and had a diameter of 27.9mm. The known mintage of the 1 Rupee 1950 coin is 19,412,000

It is worth noting that some coins in this series have been valued at as much as $275. All the values for the 1 Rupee 1950 coin can be found at the bottom of this page.

The Front

1 Rupee 1950

The front of this 1 Rupee coin features the coin value 1 RUPEE between two mirrored spikes on the left and right. At the bottom of the coin the year can be found in small text, which will be 1950. When we look at the legend at the top of the coin the value is shown in Hindi, एक रुपया (ëk rupayā). At the bottom of the coin a mint mark may be found.

The Back

1 Rupee 1950 back

The back of this One Rupee 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 Rupee 1954

1 Rupee 1954 group

The One Rupee 1954 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 1954. The coin itself was made of Nickel and had a security edge. This circular coin had a raised undecorated rim. It weighed 11.7 grams, and had a diameter of 27.9mm. The known mintage of the 1 Rupee 1954 coin is unknown

It is worth noting that some coins in this series have been valued at as much as $475. All the values for the One Rupee 1954 coin can be found at the bottom of this page.

The Front

1 Rupee 1954

The front of this One Rupee coin features the coin value 1 RUPEE between two mirrored spikes on the left and right. At the bottom of the coin the year can be found in small text, which will be 1954. When we look at the legend at the top of the coin the value is shown in Hindi, एक रुपया (ëk rupayā). At the bottom of the coin a mint mark may be found.

The Back

1 Rupee 1954 back

The back of this One Rupee 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”.

From time to time inaccuracies or out dated information can appear in articles. If you see anything you believe to be an error please get in touch and let us know.

 

1 Rupee Coin Values

 

Date Denom Mintage VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
1950(B) One Rupee 1950 19,412,000 $6.00 $15.00 $0.00 $20.00 $40.00 $0.00
1950(B) Proof One Rupee 1950 unknown $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $275.00

 

Date Denom Mintage VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
1954(B) One Rupee 1954 unknown $20.00 $35.00 $0.00 $50.00 $100.00 $0.00
1954(B) Proof One Rupee 1954 unknown $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $475.00

 

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 Rupee 1950-1954 - Pre Decimal India
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