India (British) 2 Annas 1862 to 1901
These silver coins were minted in silver by the British for use in India from 1862 to 1901. Some title Victoria as 'Queen' others as 'Empress.' The catalogs quote unastounding values for these coins. Most you see are heavily worn.
COMMON DATE 1878:
average circulated: $2
well preserved: $5
fully uncirculated: $10
The above values are for coins with no mint mark. If a mint mark is present on a 1878 coin, use the values below.
worn: $2 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated (like our picture): $15
well preserved: $25
fully uncirculated: $40
for coins dated 1872 or 1875, multiply these values by 2
for coins dated from 1877 to 1885, multiply these values by 3
RARE DATE 1876:
average circulated: $450
well preserved: $850
fully uncirculated: $1600
RARE DATE 1879:
no dot after date: $200 average circulated, $400 fully uncirculated
dot after date: $1800 average circulated, $4000 fully uncirculated
A few of these coins were minted in copper and even fewer in gold. These off-metal strikes are worth quite a bit more than the standard silver coins. Copper coins catalog near $100 and gold coins catalog near $1000.
Use our Terminology page to convert the catalog values on this page to actual buy and sell values.
, Genre: Islamic Hindu Buddhist
Requested by: RAJEEV PRASAD, Mon, 17-Jan-2011 15:50:16 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Wed, 02-Oct-2013 02:15:31 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Wed, 23-Sep-2015 13:31:21 GMT
Requester description: 1890 On the obverse, Victoria Empress is written with an image of the Queen facing left,there is a beading along the border of the coin,on the reverse, -two annas india 1890 is written, with a leaf and floral border all round the border. The coin is smooth on the rim.
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