5 Poisha FAO

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

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Features

Issuer Bangladesh
Period People's Republic (1971-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1977-1994
Value 5 Poisha
0.05 BDT = USD 0.00054
Currency Taka (1972-date)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 1.4300 g
Diameter 22.4 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Square with rounded corners
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 1978
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 10,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 10
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

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

Reverse

A gear, a swing plow and a tractor pulling a plow with the country name above and the denomination above the date to the right and the face value below

Script: Bengali

Lettering:
বাংলাদেশ

১৯৯৪
পাঁচ পয়সা

Translation:
Bangladesh
5
1994
Five Poisha

Edge

Smooth

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1977  90 000 000 $ 0.73 $ 0.88 $ 0.93 16% ১৯৭৭
1978  52 432 000 $ 0.88 8% ১৯৭৮
1979  120 096 000 $ 0.89 $ 1.48 $ 2.24 $ 2.24 14% ১৯৭৯
1980  127 008 000 $ 0.94 10% ১৯৮০
1981  72 992 000 0.5% ১৯৮১ (Never Minted)
1994  $ 0.77 $ 0.77 $ 0.77 $ 0.77 $ 0.77 $ 0.77 68% ১৯৯৪

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