1 Taka

1 Taka -  obverse1 Taka -  reverse

© Shoaib Z Nusker


Country Bangladesh
Period People's Republic (1971-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1973-1976
Value 1 Taka
1 BDT = 0.012 USD
Currency Taka (1972-date)
Composition Paper
Size 100 × 60 mm
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 207365
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References P# 5
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.


Hand holding rice plant.


National Emblem


There are two varieties of this note:
P#5a with watermark (tiger's head), two signatures: Matiul Islam (1973) and Kafiluddin Mahmood (1974-1975),
P#5b without watermark, signature: Kafiluddin Mahmood (1976).

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1973)  71% P#5a(1) with watermark: tiger head, signature: Matiul Islam
ND (1974-1975)  3% P#5a(2) watermark: tiger head, signature: Kafiluddin Mahmood
ND (1976)  34% P#5b without watermark, signature: Kafiluddin Mahmood

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this banknote. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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