India (British) 1/2 and 2 Annas  1939 to 1947
India (British) 1/2 and 2 Annas 1939 to 1947

Britain ruled India until 1947. The East India Company issued many interesting coins and did not stick religiously to standard circular shape. Most of the British East India coins show the reigning British monarch on the front with rupee, mohur, and anna denominations on the back. The square pattern in our picture was used on the 1/2 and 2 anna denominations during the mid 20th century. You can see an example of a wavy-edge 1 anna coin at this CoinQuest link.

The 1/2 and 2 anna coins were minted in various metals as well, so if you have a coin with a similar pattern but different composition, the appraisal values on this page apply to your coin. Here are the stats. They apply to all dates in the series, except as noted:

1/2 ANNA (nickel-brass, copper-nickel, gold)
worn: less than $1 US dollar catalog value
average circulated: less than $1
well preserved: $1
fully uncirculated: $2
1940 date in gold: $400
coins in 'proof' or 'proof-like' condition: $30

2 ANNAS (nickel-brass, copper-nickel)
worn: less than $1 US dollar catalog value
average circulated: less than $1
well preserved: $2
fully uncirculated: $4
1939 with small dots at date: $10 well preserved
coins in 'proof' or 'proof-like' condition: $30

The proof issues were minted especially for collectors. Use our Impotant Terminology page to understand what 'catalog value' means.

Coin: 4933 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: cowboy, Mon, 19-Jul-2010 01:30:25 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sat, 31-Aug-2013 17:55:29 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Wed, 20-May-2015 13:02:55 GMT
Requester description: 1943 face is George Vi King Emperor back is 2 annas india 1943
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I have a 2 Anna's coin dated 1940 mint condition , could you please tell me if its worth anything ???? - suthar lalit
Values are give above. - CoinQuest (Paul)

i want sell india 1/2 anna 1944. tell me the price of this coin
- Mrinmoy
The prices on this page apply to all dates. To get the price of your 1944 1/2 anna, first estimate its condition: worn, average circulated, well preserved, or fully uncirculated. There are sample picture of these on our Important Terminology page (button at upper left). Next, read above to get the catalog value. Once you have the catalog value, figure that a collector should pay about 3/4 of it. If you want to sell to a coin dealer, figure that he or she should pay about 1/2 of catalog value. - CoinQuest (Paul)

I have a coin of 1939 one quarter anna of george 6 king emperor. What is the value of this coin. - john langkam
Our page on these coins appears at this link [PRESS HERE]. - CoinQuest (Paul)

I have george 6 king emperor. 2 annas of 1945. How much is its price?
- rajiv kumar
The price is shown on this page. - CoinQuest (Paul)

i have two anna coin from 1943 if some one is intrstd than call me the fix price is 10,0000 my contact no. *suppressed* - Naveen
We do not support buying and selling from these comments. Alternately, free advertisements are available by pressing the 'Buy and Sell' button. - CoinQuest (Paul)

Ihave a 2 Anna's coin dated 1943, could you please tell me if its worth anything ? - ali husain
Value depends on condition, as shown on this page. - CoinQuest (Paul)

I have 2 Annas east India cooper coin of 1818. I would like to sell this coin and what would be the cost for the coin? Contact me at *** to buy. - Ganesh Gurung
Ganesh -- We do not support selling coins from the comments. If you would like to place a free ad for your coin on this site, click the 'Buy and Sell' button. To place a free ad you have to fill out our comprehensive form. - CoinQuest (Paul)

I have king george 2 anna coin of 1935 year can u please tell me tha value of this coin in INR and us, uk courncy - shreyash parmar
Our page for your coin appears at this link [PRESS HERE]. The page has values in US dollars. Google will convert US dollars to any currency. Type in 'How much is $100 US dollars in Indian rupees?' - CoinQuest (Paul)

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