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5 Taka

5 Taka -  obverse5 Taka -  reverse

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Features

Country Bangladesh
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1994-1996
Value 5 Taka
5 BDT = 0.06 USD
Currency Taka (1972-date)
Composition Stainless steel
Weight 8.17 g
Diameter 26.8 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Dodecagonal (12-sided)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 18.1,
  • 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.
KM# 18.2,
  • 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.
KM# 18.3,
  • 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.
Schön# 23
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Kahnt, Helmut & Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Schön, Gerhard & Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461383.

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: বাংলাদেশ ব্যাংক

Translation: Bangladesh Bank

Reverse

In top name of the Bridge is written in Bangla. In middle there is picture of Jamuna Multi-purpose Bridge which is currently known as Bangabandhu Bridge. Its length is 5.63 km over the river Padma which is currently 6th longest bridge in South Asia. In bottom year of issue, value of the coin is written in figure and in words both in English & Bangla.

Lettering:
যমুনা বহুমুখী সেতু ১৯৯৬
FIVE TAKA ৫ পাঁচ টাকা

Translation:
Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge 1996
Five Taka 5 Five Taka

Edge

Smooth

Comments

The coins of KM#18.1  were struck in 1994 and 1996 and have narrow wave lines and relief leaves of lotus on Obverse.

Images of 1994 KM#18.1
 
© Alexandr Prokofyev

In 1996 the KM#18.1 variety has different spelling of numeral '৬' in date: its top directed to right rather then to top.
Images of 1996 KM#18.1
 
© Alexandr Prokofyev

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1994  0.65 0.37 32% KM#18.1 ১৯৯৪
1996  1.05 0.78 1.30 47% KM#18.1 ১৯৯৬ (Flat design features; 7.87 g; 27.7 mm)
1996  0.34 2.36 1.16 35% KM#18.2 ১৯৯৬ (thicker design features; 7.87 g; 27.7 mm)
1996  0.29 19% KM#18.3 ১৯৯৬ (thicker design features; 8.17 g, 26.7 mm)

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