10 Rupees Independence

10 Rupees (Independence) -  obverse10 Rupees (Independence) -  reverse

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Issuer India
Period Republic (1950-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 1972
Value 10 Rupees
10 INR = USD 0.13
Currency Rupee (decimalized, 1957-date)
Composition Silver (.500) (Copper 40%, Nickel 5%, Zinc 5%)
Weight 22.5 g
Diameter 39 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 18684
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 187
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

25th Anniversary of Independence


Asoka lion pedestal, denomination below

भारत INDIA
रूपये 10 RUPEES


Figures with Indian flag, parliament building in background

NOTE: Different mintmarks
♦ (small dot/diamond) = Mumbai
B (letter "B") = Mumbai Proof Issues
(no mintmark) = Calcutta

25 वीं स्वातंत्र्य जयंती



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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1972  $ 14 $ 14 $ 17 32% KM#187.2 Calcutta Mint (Rim thinner, inner flag circle missing)
1972 ♦ 1 000 000 $ 10 $ 14 $ 18 71% KM#187.1 Mumbai Mint
1972 B 7 895 8% KM#187.1 Mumbai Mint; Proof

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