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20 Paise Mahatma Gandhi

20 Paise (Mahatma Gandhi) -  obverse20 Paise (Mahatma Gandhi) -  reverse

© Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Country India
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 1969
Value 20 Paise (0.2 INR)
Currency Rupee (decimalized, 1957-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 4.5 g
Diameter 22 mm
Thickness 1.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 06-30-2011
References KM# 42
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

The centennial of Mahatma Gandhi's birth

Obverse

Ashoka Lion Capitol, denomination below

Lettering:
भारत INDIA
पैसे 20 PAISE

Reverse

Bust of Mahatma Gandhi facing left

Lettering:
महात्मा गांधी * MAHATMA GANDHI
· 1869-1948

Translation:
MAHATMA GANDHI * MAHATMA GANDHI
· 1869-1948

Edge

Reeded

Mints

♦ - Diamond Mint mark Mumbai / Bombay, India (1829-date)
No mint mark Kolkata / Calcutta / Murshidabad, India (1757-date)
* - Five pinted Star Hyderabad, India (1803-date)

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1969  45,070,000 1.00 1.32 1.32 46% Calcutta Mint; KM#42.1 (obverse legend is 0.7-0.9 mm to rim)
1969  1.41 9% Calcutta Mint; KM#42.2 (obverse legend is 1.2 mm to rim)
1969 * 3,000,000 0.42 0.65 1.69 31% Hyderabad Mint; KM#42.1 (0.7-0.9 mm to rim)
1969 ♦ 45,010 1.07 1.53 25% Mumbai Mint; KM#42.1 (0.7-0.9 mm to rim)
1969 ♦ 0.90 14% Mumbai Mint; KM#42.2 (1.2 mm to rim)
1969 ♦ 4% Mumbai Mint; KM#42.3 (Eyes & mustache redesigned; 1.2mm to rim)
1969 B 9,147 79.97 3% Mumbai Mint; KM#42.1 (0.7-0.9 mm to rim); Proof

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