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Sunday, July 11, 2010

50 paisa coin of 1972



        A 50 paisa  commemorative  coin was issued  on 16th August 1972. to mark the 25th anniversary of our independence  all the previous version of 50 paisa coin were struck in nickel,but this 50 paisa coin was struck in copper and nickel  ( 75% Cupper + 25% Nickel ).India gained its independence 0n 15th August,1947 and on 15th August ,1972 India was celebrating 25th year of  its independence  and it was called the silver jubilee of India's independence to commemorate the 25th year of India's  independence this coin was issued .On one side a man and a women holding the Indian Tricolour infront of the Indian Parliament is depicted and  "२५वि  स्वअतन्त्र्य जयंती "  is written on one side which means "25th Independence anniversary.The picture man and women symbolizes the equality of men and women in Independent India. On the other side The Ashoka sthamba is depicted with the 50 paisa mark.A set of 2 commemorative coins in the denomination of Rs. 10, and 50 paise were issued for general circulation.


       

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