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5 Poisha

5 Poisha -  obverse 5 Poisha -  reverse

Features

Country Bangladesh
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1973-1974
Value 5 Poisha
0.05 BDT = 0.00059 USD
Composition Aluminium
Weight 1.4 g
Diameter 22 mm
Thickness 1.93 mm
Shape Quadrangular (4-sided, rotated on edge)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1, Schön# 2
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

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.

Reverse

Picture of swing plough within a cogwheel. Inside name, year & denomination is written in Bangla.

Lettering:
বাংলাদেশ
১৯৭৩
৫ পয়সা

Translation:
Bangladesh
1973
5 Poisha

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1973  150,000,000 0.34 1.11 ১৯৭৩
1974  69,000,000 ১৯৭৪

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