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Friday, April 15, 2011

1977, 5 paise Commemorative Coin

This is a 1977 5 paise commemorative coin .This was the second commemorative five paise  coin after 1976 first commemorative five paise  coin.The theme for this commemorative coin is "SAVE FOR DEVELOPMENT" .It is an aluminium series coin.The weight of the coin is 1.5 gram and the diametric length is 22mm.
In the year 1977 March - The first non-Congress government sweeps to power following Indira Gandhi's defeat at the general elections and  Morarji Desai becomes prime minister.The government wanted to convey an idea to the people that if you save money that can be used in the development of the country.