Tuesday, January 13, 2009

India 5 rupees 2005 - Lal Bahadur Shastri

India has issued a stainless steel version of 5 rupees, Lal Bahadur Shastri commemorative KM#336, which was originally issued in CuNi version on 4th October 2005.



(image and information by Pabitra Saha)

2 comments:

  1. They've issued Rs.5 Stainless steel versions of

    Mahatma Basaveshvara
    Lal Bahadur Shastri
    Dandi March
    Sri Narayan Guru
    ONGC
    Tilak
    KVIC
    SBI
    first War Of Independence

    ...basically all Rs 5 coins since 2004 (although they've only minted these in the last couple years)

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  2. Thanks, Ashlobo!
    By the way, I already got 2 or 3 of thewse new Steel items and must say that their quality is very very poor. They have detail much weaker than the CuNi versions

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