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Metal rupees and paisas - modern coins of India

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  • India, Republic
  • Indian rupee (INR)
  • Delhi
  • of 3 287 590 sq. km
  • a Hindi, the Bengal and other 13 languages
  • IN (IND) 356

Monetary unit of India is the rupee which is equal to 100 paisas. Coins are manufactured by nominal value 5, 10, 25, 50 paisas, 1, 2, 5 rupees.

Issue of the first coins of India after independence finding has been begun in 1950. However, after acceptance of the decimal system by India, the first series of coins left in 1957 of denomination in 1, 2, 5, 10, 25 and 50 "new" paisas, and also 1 rupee. The coin 1 "new" paisa was minted from bronze, 2, 5 and 10 "new" paisas were from a Copper-Nickel, and 25 and 50 "new" paisas and 1 rupee have been produced of nickel. In 1964 a word "new" have cleaned from all coins. Between 1, 2, 3, 5 and 10 paisas from aluminium 1964 and 1967 for years have been entered. Between 1972 and 1975 years, coins in 25,50 paisas and 1 rupee began to be produced from a Copper-Nickel, instead of nickel. In 1982, in the circulation Copper-Nickel coins are entered into 2 rupees. From coin stainless steel coins of 1 and 5 rupees have been entered into 10, 25 and 50 paisas in 1992 in 1988, and.

Between 2005 and 2008 years, new, easier coins of 50 paisas, 1, 2 and 5 rupees began to produce of ferritic stainless steel. This step is called by refusion of the old coins which nominal value was less, than cost of their breakage. Coins in paisas become more and more rare in use though will hold good.

Nominal value: 50 paisas
Stamping: 2000
the Material: Stainless steel
the Note:
the Obverse of 50 paisas of India the Reverse of 50 paisas of India
Nominal value: 1 rupee
Stamping: 2002
the Material: Stainless steel
the Note:
the Obverse 1 rupee of India the Reverse 1 rupee of India
Nominal value: 5 rupees
Stamping: 2000
the Material: Stainless steel
the Note:
the Obverse of 5 rupees of India the Reverse of 5 rupees of India

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