2 Taka United Nations Literacy Decade

2 Taka ( United Nations Literacy Decade) -  obverse2 Taka ( United Nations Literacy Decade) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Bangladesh
Period People's Republic (1971-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Years 2004-2008
Value 2 Taka
2 BDT = 0.023 USD
Currency Taka (1972-date)
Composition Stainless steel
Weight 7 g
Diameter 26.03 mm
Thickness 1.9 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 1972
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 25,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 22
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

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.

Lettering: TWO 2 TAKA

Reverse

In center a girl and a boy reading book. The letters & numbers in the book are first alphabets (there are 2 sets of alphabets in Bangla) & first number in Bangla language. Around is year of issue with abbreviation ইং GY for Gregorian Year, name of country & motto on education. The face value displays in figures and in full in bottom part.

Script: Bengali

Lettering:
২০০৮ ইং বাংলাদেশ সবার জন্য শিক্ষা
ক অ ১
দুই ২ টাকা

Translation:
2008 GY Bangladesh Education for All
KA AO 1
Two 2 Taka

Edge

Smooth

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2004  200 000 000 1.29 0.34 1.18 54% ২০০৪
2008  200 000 000 0.88 0.78 0.68 1.02 59% ২০০৮

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