1912 - 1929 - Ceylon

George V - One Cent

A definitive decimal currency One cent copper coin.

SPECIFICATIONS
Denomination1 cents
AlloyCopper
Diameter22.5 mm
Thickness mm
Weight4.72 gms
ShapeRound
EdgePlain
DieAxis
George~V_01c_obverse George~V_01c_reverse
KM #107

Obverse : Crowned bust of George V to left in relief in the center of the legend GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA, along periphery. Initials of Mint B.M. in relief on the truncation of the shoulder.

Reverse : A Talipot palm in the center with Left Sinhala satheyer; Right Tamil Satam. CEYLON . ONE . CENTS and year below along periphery.

Pridmore Year Alloy Issue Mint Proof
210 1912 Cu 5,855,025 210A
211 1914 Cu 6,000,000 211A
212 1917 Cu 1,000,000 212A
213 1920 Cu 2,000,000 213A
214 1922 Cu 2,930,000 214A
215 1923 Cu 12,110,000 215A
216 1925 Cu 7,490,000 216A
217 1926 Cu 7,500,000 Birmingham217A
218 1928 Cu 5,000,000 Birmingham218A
219 1929 Cu 7,522,304 Birmingham219A

The Mint, Birmingham Ltd., and King's Norton Metal Co., Birmingham. No marks were placed upon the punches supplied to the contractors by the Royal Mint during 1926-1929

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