Old 3 Paise Coin Year 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971

3 Paise Aluminum coins were minted by the Indian government during the year 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 and 1971.  These coins were minted in the alloy of Aluminum. It is Hexagonal shape . Note that the official weight of this coin is 1.25 grams and the thickness is 2mm. The diameter is 22mm (Corners) 19.5mm(Flats).

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Three Paise Coin Main Features

Period: 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971

Metal: Aluminum

Weight: 1.25 gram

Size: 21mm (Corners) 19.5mm (Flats)

Thickness: 2.0mm

Shape : Hexagonal

Edge : Plain

Year : 1964

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: The obverse of the coin depicts the value "3" in international numerals with a floral design on the left and right periphery. The upper circumference bears the word "Theen Paisa" in Hindi. In international numbers the year of minting is shown in the lower periphery.

Mintage: 13,88,90,000

Mumbai Price : F : 5 to 10 VF : 11 to 15 XF: 16 to 20 UNC: 21 to 25

Kolkata Price : F : 10 to 15 VF : 20 to 30 XF: 40 to 50 UNC: 70 to 80

Year : 1965

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: The obverse of the coin depicts the value "3" in international numerals with a floral design on the left and right periphery. The upper circumference bears the word "Theen Paisa" in Hindi. In international numbers the year of minting is shown in the lower periphery.

Mintage: 45,98,25,000

Mumbai : F : 5 to 10 VF : 11 to 15 XF: 16 to 20 UNC: 21 to 25

Kolkata : F : 5 to 10 VF : 11 to 15 XF: 16 to 20 UNC: 21 to 25

Year : 1966

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: The obverse of the coin depicts the value "3" in international numerals with a floral design on the left and right periphery. The upper circumference bears the word "Theen Paisa" in Hindi. In international numbers the year of minting is shown in the lower periphery.

Mintage: 39,04,40,000

Mumbai : F : 5 to 10 VF : 11 to 15 XF: 16 to 20 UNC: 21 to 25

Kolkata : F : 5 to 10 VF : 11 to 15 XF: 16 to 20 UNC: 21 to 25

Hyderabad : F : 10 to 15 VF : 20 to 30 XF: 40 to 50 UNC: 70 to 80

Year : 1967

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: The obverse of the coin depicts the value "3" in international numerals with a floral design on the left and right periphery. The upper circumference bears the word "Theen Paisa" in Hindi. In international numbers the year of minting is shown in the lower periphery.

Mintage:16,70,18,000

Mumbai : F : 5 to 10 VF : 11 to 15 XF: 16 to 20 UNC: 21 to 25

Kolkata : F : 5 to 10 VF : 11 to 15 XF: 16 to 20 UNC: 21 to 25

Hyderabad : F : 10 to 15 VF : 20 to 30 XF: 40 to 50 UNC: 70 to 80

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: The obverse of the coin depicts the value "3" in international numerals with a floral design on the left and right periphery. The upper circumference bears the word "Theen Paisa" in Hindi. In international numbers the year of minting is shown in the lower periphery.

Mintage: 24,63,90,000

Mumbai : F : 5 to 10 VF : 11 to 15 XF: 16 to 20 UNC: 21 to 25

Kolkata : F : 5 to 10 VF : 11 to 15 XF: 16 to 20 UNC: 21 to 26

Hyderabad : F : 10 to 15 VF : 20 to 30 XF: 40 to 50 UNC: 70 to 80

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: The obverse of the coin depicts the value "3" in international numerals with a floral design on the left and right periphery. The upper circumference bears the word "Theen Paisa" in Hindi. In international numbers the year of minting is shown in the lower periphery.

Mintage: 70,25,000

Kolkata : F : 10 to 15 VF : 20 to 30 XF: 40 to 50 UNC: 70 to 82

Hyderabad : F : 20 to 30 VF : 50 to 60 XF: 80 to 100 UNC: 125 to 150

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: The obverse of the coin depicts the value "3" in international numerals with a floral design on the left and right periphery. The upper circumference bears the word "Theen Paisa" in Hindi. In international numbers the year of minting is shown in the lower periphery.

Mintage: 1,53,00,000

Kolkata Price : F : 10 to 15 VF : 20 to 30 XF: 40 to 50 UNC: 70 to 80

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: The obverse of the coin depicts the value "3" in international numerals with a floral design on the left and right periphery. The upper circumference bears the word "Theen Paisa" in Hindi. In international numbers the year of minting is shown in the lower periphery.

Mintage: 20,31,00,000

Kolkata Price : F : 5 to 10 VF : 11 to 15 XF: 16 to 20 UNC: 21 to 26

Hyderabad : F : 5 to 10 VF : 11 to 15 XF: 16 to 20 UNC: 21 to 26

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