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Friday, June 11, 2010

THE 1 PICE OF INDEPENDENT INDIA






India brought out its distinctive coins on 15th August, 1950.Introduced on 15th August, 1950 and represented the first coinage of Republic India. The King's Portrait was replaced by the Lion Capital of the Ashoka Pillar. A corn sheaf replaced the Tiger on the one Rupee coin.In September, 1955 that the Indian Coinage Act was amended for the country to adopt a metric system for coinage. The Act came into force with effect from 1 April 1957. The rupee remained unchanged in value and nomenclature. It, however, was now divided into 100 'paisa' instead of 16 annas or 64 pice. For public recognition, the new decimal paisa was termed 'Naya Paisa' till 1 June 1964 when the term 'Naya' was dropped.





Value : 1paisa

Metal : Bronze
Weight : 1.5 g
Size : 16 mm

2 comments:

  1. i have 1 pice coin of 1951 wih back side hourse . any one intrested then contact me dipash2000@gmail.com

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  2. i have 1 pice coin of 1951 wih back side hourse . any one intrested then contact me dipash2000@gmail.com

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