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Monday, June 14, 2010

Aluminium series coins



With commodity prices rising in the sixties, small denomination coins which were made of bronze, nickel-brass, cupro-nickel, and aluminium-bronze were gradually minted in aluminium. This change commenced with the introduction of the new hexagonal 3 paise coin. A twenty paise coin was introduced in 1968 but did not gain much popularity.The one paisa coin of Aluminium-Magnesium metal weighing 0.75 gram and square in shape having diagonal lenghth 17mm was a aluminium series coin.The two paisa coin was Scalloped in shapeand was made up of Aluminium-Magnesium metal weighing one gram.The 1971 two paisa coin is depicted here. In 1964  a new denomination the 3 paise was introduced The three paisa coin of  aluminium series was also made of Aluminium-Magnesium metal weighing 1.25 gram and was hexagonal in shape .A 1966 3 paisa coin is depicted here

3 comments:

  1. I am glad you invited mr to your blog.
    I think I may have some of these coins

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  2. I want sell these coins,what is the values of these coins ?

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