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Monday, January 9, 2012

George VI half silver coins

George VI quarter rupee, 1942
george vi quarter rupee 1942Weight: 2.92gm

George VI half rupee, 1944
george vi half rupee 1944Weight: 5.83gm

George VI one rupee,1941
george vi one rupee 1941
george vi one rupee 1941 obvWeight: 11.66gm
silver content: 50%(for all of above 3 coins)
Diameter: 30.5mm

The above shown coins are all minted in half silver, but many sellers pass them off as full silver only. It may be noted that coins having 90% silver were minted in 1938 and 1939 in the George VI series, after that the silver content was lowered to 50%. At the same time, the 1939 rupee was made of 50% silver only.


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  2. How much is the present price of the above shown coins???? I have 4 coins from 1940 to 1943 in very good condition. please inform me.

    1. 700 to 1000 depending on condition

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