20 Paise

20 Paise - obverse20 Paise - reverse

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Features

Issuer India
Period Republic (1950-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1982-1997
Value 20 Paise (0.20 INR)
Currency Rupee (decimalized, 1957-date)
Composition Aluminium (96% Aluminium, 4% Magnesium)
Weight 2.2 g
Diameter 26 mm
Thickness 1.7 mm
Shape Hexagonal (6-sided)
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 30 June 2011
Number
N#
1635
References KM# 44,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 164
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

Ashoka lion capitol

Lettering:
भारत INDIA
सत्यमेव जयते

Translation: Truth shall prevail

Reverse

Denomination, date below

Lettering:
पस
20
PAISE
1983

Edge

Smooth

Mints

Kolkata / Calcutta / Murshidabad, India (1757-date)
* Hyderabad, India (1803-date)
Mumbai / Bombay, India (1829-date)

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1982  $ 0.42 6% Hyderabad Mint, without mintmark
1982 * $ 0.68 3% Hyderabad Mint
1982 ♦ $ 0.30 $ 0.30 $ 0.30 $ 0.30 $ 0.30 9% Mumbai Mint
1983  28 505 000 $ 0.12 $ 0.27 $ 0.42 $ 0.42 $ 0.48 $ 0.59 10% Calcutta Mint
1983 * $ 0.10 $ 0.13 $ 0.38 $ 0.38 $ 0.53 $ 0.68 9% Hyderabad Mint
1984  $ 0.32 $ 0.32 $ 0.32 $ 0.32 $ 0.68 9% Calcutta Mint
1984 * $ 0.13 $ 0.27 $ 0.40 $ 0.40 $ 0.40 $ 0.40 11% Hyderabad Mint
1984 ♦ $ 0.22 $ 0.22 5% Mumbai Mint
1985  $ 0.25 $ 0.25 $ 0.25 $ 0.25 $ 0.25 $ 0.25 12% Calcutta Mint
1985 * $ 0.02 6% Hyderabad Mint
1985 ♦ 84 495 000 $ 0.28 $ 0.28 $ 0.28 $ 0.28 $ 0.28 7% Mumbai Mint
1986  $ 0.11 $ 0.21 $ 0.32 $ 0.32 $ 0.32 $ 0.32 $ 0.32 18% Calcutta Mint
1986 * $ 0.01 $ 0.13 $ 0.32 $ 0.32 $ 0.32 $ 0.32 $ 0.32 10% Hyderabad Mint
1986 ♦ 155 610 000 $ 0.34 $ 0.34 $ 0.34 $ 0.34 $ 0.34 23% Mumbai Mint
1987  $ 0.05 $ 0.12 $ 0.19 $ 0.37 $ 0.68 $ 0.68 $ 0.68 13% Calcutta Mint
1987 * 153 073 000 $ 0.02 $ 0.11 $ 0.15 $ 0.25 9% Hyderabad Mint
1988  $ 0.04 $ 0.44 $ 0.44 $ 0.44 $ 0.44 $ 0.44 15% Calcutta Mint
1988 * $ 0.20 $ 0.20 $ 0.20 $ 0.20 7% Hyderabad Mint
1988 ♦ 125 048 000 $ 0.03 $ 0.09 $ 0.17 $ 0.35 $ 0.35 $ 0.48 $ 0.68 14% Mumbai Mint
1989  $ 0.16 $ 0.16 $ 0.27 $ 0.61 10% Calcutta Mint
1989 * $ 0.21 $ 0.46 $ 0.46 $ 0.46 $ 0.46 7% Hyderabad Mint
1990  $ 0.06 $ 0.29 $ 0.47 6% Calcutta Mint
1990 * $ 0.04 $ 0.19 $ 0.42 $ 0.42 7% Hyderabad Mint
1991  $ 0.16 $ 0.42 $ 0.56 7% Calcutta Mint
1991 * $ 0.53 4% Hyderabad Mint
1992 * $ 0.55 3% Hyderabad Mint
1994 * 3% Hyderabad Mint
1996 * 1.5% Hyderabad Mint
1997 * 1.6% Hyderabad Mint

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Paise
Katz
Auction 90
Lot 1529
Internet Archive
Jul 18, 2023 Undetermined UNC USD 31.85
(EUR 30.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Paise
Katz
Auction 63
Lot 2951
Internet Archive
Jul 26, 2022 Undetermined UNC USD 22.30
(EUR 21.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
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