5 Paise

5 Paise -  obverse5 Paise -  reverse

© Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Country India
Period Republic (1950-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1964-1966
Value 5 Paise (0.05 INR)
Currency Rupee (decimalized, 1957-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 4.05 g
Diameter 22 mm
Shape Rectangular
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 17
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Ashoka Lion Capitol

Lettering: भारत INDIA

Reverse

Denomination, date below
Rupyay ka Beeswa Bhaag (20th of a Rupee)
Paanch Paisay (5 paise) in Nagari

NOTE: Different mintmarks
♦ (small dot/diamond) = Mumbai
(no mintmark) = Calcutta
* (five-pointed star) = Hyderabad

Lettering:
रूपये का बीसवाँ भाग
5
पाँच पैसे
1965

Edge

Smooth

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1964  21% Calcutta Mint
1964 * 4% Hyderabad Mint
1964 ♦ 156,000,000 27% Mumbai Mint; two variants; see comments
1965  0.36 2.29 26% Calcutta Mint
1965 * 5% Hyderabad Mint
1965 ♦ 203,855,000 0.60 0.77 39% Mumbai Mint
1966  5.41 13% Calcutta Mint
1966 ♦ 101,395,000 12% Mumbai Mint

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