Old 5 Paise Coin Year 1964 1965 1966

5 Paise Copper Nickel coins were minted by the Indian government during the year 1964, 1965 and 1966.  These coins were minted in the alloy of Copper Nickel. It is square with curved edges. Note that the official weight of this coin is 4 grams and the thickness is 1.65 mm. The diameter is the same 22m (Corners) 19 mm (Flats).

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Five Paise Coin Main Features

Period: 1964 to 1966

Metal: Copper Nickel

Weight: 4 gram

Size: 22mm (Corners) 19mm (Flats)

Thickness: 1.65mm

Edge: Plain

Shape : Square with Curved Edges

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: This obverse depicts the word "Naye Paise" in Hindi and the year of 1964 mintage in 5 international numerals shown below, with the words "RUPYE KA SOUVA BHAAG" in Hindi on the reverse and the lower rim.

Mintage: 15,60,00,000

Mumbai Price : F : 10 to 15 VF : 20 to 25 XF: 30 to 40 UNC: 41 to 50

Kolkata Price : F : 15 to 20 VF : 25 to 30 XF: 40 to 45 UNC: 50 to 60

Hyderabad Price : F : 30 to 40 VF : 45 to 50 XF: 60 to 70 UNC: 80 to 100

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: This obverse depicts the word "Naye Paise" in Hindi and the year of 1965 mintage in 5 international numerals shown below, with the words "RUPYE KA SOUVA BHAAG" in Hindi on the reverse and the lower rim.

Mintage: 20,38,55,000

Mumbai Price : F : 10 to 15 VF : 20 to 25 XF: 30 to 40 UNC: 41 to 56

Kolkata : F : 10 to 15 VF : 20 to 25 XF: 30 to 40 UNC: 45 to 55

Hyderabad : F : 300 to 400 VF : 450 to 500 XF: 600 to 700 UNC: 1000 to 1200

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: This obverse depicts the word "Naye Paise" in Hindi and the year of 1966 mintage in 5 international numerals shown below, with the words "RUPYE KA SOUVA BHAAG" in Hindi on the reverse and the lower rim.

Mintage: 10,13,95,000

Mumbai Price : F : 100 to 150 VF : 200 to 250 XF: 300 to 400 UNC: 450 to 500

Kolkata Price : F : 50 to 60 VF : 80 to 100 XF: 130 to 150 UNC: 160 to 200

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