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2 Rupees Deshbandhu Chittaranjan

2 Rupees (Deshbandhu Chittaranjan) -  obverse2 Rupees (Deshbandhu Chittaranjan) -  reverse

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Features

Country India
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 1998
Value 2 Rupees
2 INR = 0.028 USD
Currency Rupee (decimalized, 1957-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Diameter 26 mm
Shape Hendecagonal (11-sided)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 296
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Deshbandhu Chittaranjan

Obverse

Ashoka Lion pedestal, denomination below

NOTE: varieties of Asoka Statue
Type A: Asoka Column 15mm tall, 5 fur rows on right lion, no lion whiskers
Type B: Asoka Column 14mm tall, 3 fur rows on right lion, 5 lion whiskers
Type C: Asoka Column 13mm tall, 4 fur rows on right lion
Type D: Asoka Column 13mm tall, 4 fur rows on right lion, recut chest on central lion

Lettering:
भारत INDIA
रुपये 2 RUPEES
सत्यमेव जयते

Reverse

Bust facing, date below

NOTE: Different mintmarks
(no mintmark) = Calcutta
° (circular dot) = Noida
* (five-pointed star) = Hyderabad

Lettering:
देशबन्धु चितरंजन दास DESHBANDHU CHITTARANJAN DAS 1870-1925
1998

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1998  0.92 24% KM#296.1 (Calcutta Mint; Type A)
1998  30% KM#296.3 (Calcutta Mint; Type C; edge flat)
1998  4% KM#296.3 (Calcutta Mint; Type C; edge flat) Proof
1998  8% KM#296.4 (Calcutta Mint; Type C; edge flat)
1998  11% KM#296.5 (Calcutta Mint; Type C; edge flat)
1998  10% KM#296.6 (Calcutta Mint; Type D; edge flat)
1998 * 4% Hyderabad Mint; ; Type C; edge flat
1998 ° 29% KM#296.2 (Noida Mint; Type B)
1998 ° 10% KM#296.5 (Noida Mint; Type C; edge flat)

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