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Technical Parameter of Indian Currency 1957

Posted on: November 10, 2009

Circulating Coins [1]
Value Technical parameters Description Date of
Diameter Mass Composition Shape Obverse Reverse first minting last minting
5 paise 22 mm (diagonal) 1.5 g Aluminium Square Emblem of India Value 1957 1994
10 paise 16 mm 2 g Ferritic stainless steel Circular 1961 1998
20 paise 27 mm (longest) 2.2 g Aluminium Hexagon 1982 1994
25 paise 19 mm 2.83 g Ferritic stainless steel Circular Emblem of India, value Rhinoceros 1973  –
50 paise 22 mm 3.79 g circular Value, Hand showing thumb

 

Re. 1 25 mm 4.85 g circular Value, Hand showing thumb 2005

 

Rs. 2 27 mm 5.62 g circular Value, Hand showing 2 fingers 2005

 

Rs. 5 23 mm 6 g circular Value, wavy lines 2007

 

Rs. 10 25 mm 9 g stainless steel, copper circular Value, wavy lines 2009  –

 

 

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