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5 Taka

Features

Country Bangladesh
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Years 2005-2008
Value 5 Taka (5 BDT)
Currency Taka (1972-date)
Composition Stainless steel
Weight 8.17 g
Diameter 26.8 mm
Thickness 2.0 mm
Shape Dodecagonal (12-sided)
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 26.1,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
KM# 26.2,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
KM# 26.3,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 25
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.

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
২০০৮
FIVE TAKA ৫ পাঁচ টাকা

Translation:
Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge
2008
Five Taka 5 Five Taka

Edge

Smooth

Comments

KM#26.2 ২০০৬ (2006):

© Image courtesy of World Coin Gallery

Part of emission in 2006  was struck on weakly magnetic planchets.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2005  9% ২০০৫; KM#26.1
2006  0.51 2.14 0.55 52% ২০০৬; KM#26.2 - non-magnetic
2008  0.62 0.62 1.65 63% ২০০৮; KM#26.3 - magnetic

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