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5 Poisha FAO

5 Poisha (FAO) -  obverse5 Poisha (FAO) -  reverse

© Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Country Bangladesh
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Years 1974-1979
Value 5 Poisha (0.05 BDT)
Currency Taka (1972-date)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 1.40 g
Diameter 22.41 mm
Thickness 1.87 mm
Shape Quadrangular (4-sided, rotated on edge)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 6,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 6
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

FAO - Increase Production

Obverse

The National Emblem of Bangladesh: a water lily bordered on two sides by rice sheaves. Above are a three-leaf clover of tea leaves and four stars representing the four principles of the first constitution of Bangladesh in 1972: nationalism, secularism, socialism, and democracy.

Reverse

The word "Bangladesh", the minting year, and a swing plough inside a gear with lettering at the bottom part

Lettering:
বাংলাদেশ
১৯৭৫
৫ পয়সা
উৎপাদন বাড়ান

Translation:
Bangladesh
1975
5 Poisha
Increase production

Edge

Smooth

Comments

NOTE: similar to 5 Poisha KM#1, but with legend at bottom of cogwheel.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1974  5,000,000 0.25 0.76 0.83 ১৯৭৪
1975  3,000,000 0.48 0.87 0.87 1.11 ১৯৭৫
1976  3,000,000 ১৯৭৬
1977  3,000,000 ১৯৭৭
1978  ১৯৭৮
1979  ১৯৭৯

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