1911 - 1928 - Ceylon

George V - Ten Cents

A definitive decimal currency Ten cent silver coin. Demonetized by proclamation of Governor dated 1942 December with effect from 1943 February 28th.

SPECIFICATIONS
Denomination10 cents
AlloySilver
Diameter15.5 mm
Thickness mm
Weight1.16 gms
ShapeRound
EdgeGrained
DieAxis
George~V_10c_obverse George~V_10c_reverse
KM #104

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 designer B.M. in relief on the truncation of the shoulder.

Reverse : A Talipot palm in the center dividing the numerals 1 0 . Left Tamil 10.Satam; Right Sinhala sather dhahayer. Above CEYLON Below CENTS and year.

Pridmore Year Alloy Issue Mint Proof
162 1911 Ag 800. 1,000,000
163 1912 Ag 800. 1,000,000
164 1913 Ag 800. 2,000,000 Calcutta
165 1914 Ag 800. 2,000,000 Calcutta 165A
166 1917 Ag 800. 879,455 Calcutta 166A
167 1919 B Ag 550. 750,008 Bombay 167A
168 1920 B Ag 550. 3,059,181 Bombay 168A
169 1921 B Ag 550. 1,582,992 Bombay 169A
170 1922 Ag 550. 282,500 Calcutta 170A
171 1924 Ag 550. 1,508,058 Calcutta 171A
172 1925 Ag 550. 1,500,000 Calcutta 172A
173 1926 Ag 550. 1,500,000 Royal 173A
174 1927 Ag 550. 1,500,000 174A
175 1928 Ag 550. 1,500,000 175A

The Bombay Mint Mark B is incuse below the cross pattee of the Crown for issues of years 1919 to 1921 and visible on extreamly fine or uncirculated coins.

The coin was scaned at 300dpi and the images are displayed at 300dpi.