Old 10 Paise Coin Year 1968 1969 1970 1971

10 Paise Aluminum Bronze coins were minted by the Indian government during the year 1968 1969 1970 and 1971.  These coins were minted in the alloy of Aluminum Bronze. It is Circular with 8 Notches shape. Note that the official weight of this coin is 4.25 grams and the thickness is 1.7mm. The diameter is 23mm.

People mistakenly believed that the coin was gold in color, resulting in a large meltdown of the coin, so the government called this coin in circulation from October 1971.

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Ten Paise Coin Main Features

Period:1968 1969 1970 1971

Metal: Aluminum Bronze

Weight: 4.25 gram

Size: 23mm

Thickness: 1.7mm

Shape : Circular With 8 Notches

Edge : Plain

Year : 1968

Obverse: This obverse of the coin depicts the lion capital of the Ashoka pillar, with the words "Bharat" in Hindi on the left periphery and "India" in English on the right periphery.

Reverse: This face of the coin shows the value '10' in international numerals. The upper circumference bears the words "Rupiya Ka Dus Paisa" in Hindi and the lower circumference depicts the words "Dus Paisa" in Hindi and the year 1968 is shown under the international numerals.

Mintage:

Mumbai Price : F : 1 to 5 VF : 6 to 10 XF: 11 to 15 UNC: 20 to 30

Kolkata Price : F : 1 to 5 VF : 6 to 10 XF: 11 to 15 UNC: 20 to 30

Hyderabad Price : F : 1 to 5 VF : 6 to 10 XF: 11 to 15 UNC: 20 to 30

Year : 1969

Obverse: This obverse of the coin depicts the lion capital of the Ashoka pillar, with the words "Bharat" in Hindi on the left periphery and "India" in English on the right periphery.

Reverse: This face of the coin shows the value '10' in international numerals. The upper circumference bears the words "Rupiya Ka Dus Paisa" in Hindi and the lower circumference depicts the words "Dus Paisa" in Hindi and the year 1969 is shown under the international numerals.

Mintage: 6,54,05,000

Mumbai Price : F : 1 to 5 VF : 6 to 10 XF: 11 to 15 UNC: 20 to 30

Kolkata Price : F : 1 to 5 VF : 6 to 10 XF: 11 to 15 UNC: 20 to 30

Hyderabad Price : F : 1 to 5 VF : 6 to 10 XF: 11 to 15 UNC: 20 to 30

Year : 1970

Obverse: This obverse of the coin depicts the lion capital of the Ashoka pillar, with the words "Bharat" in Hindi on the left periphery and "India" in English on the right periphery.

Reverse: This face of the coin shows the value '10' in international numerals. The upper circumference bears the words "Rupiya Ka Dus Paisa" in Hindi and the lower circumference depicts the words "Dus Paisa" in Hindi and the year 1970 is shown under the international numerals.

Mintage: 4,84,00,000

Mumbai Price : F : 1 to 5 VF : 6 to 10 XF: 12 to 15 UNC: 20 to 30

Kolkata Price : F : 5 to 10 VF : 11 to 20 XF: 21 to 25 UNC: 30 to 42

Year : 1971

Obverse: This obverse of the coin depicts the lion capital of the Ashoka pillar, with the words "Bharat" in Hindi on the left periphery and "India" in English on the right periphery.

Reverse: This face of the coin shows the value '10' in international numerals. The upper circumference bears the words "Rupiya Ka Dus Paisa" in Hindi and the lower circumference depicts the words "Dus Paisa" in Hindi and the year 1971 is shown under the international numerals.

Mintage: 8,88,00,000

Mumbai Price : F : 1 to 5 VF : 6 to 10 XF: 11 to 15 UNC: 20 to 32

Kolkata Price : F : 5 to 10 VF : 11 to 20 XF: 21 to 25 UNC: 30 to 42

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