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Monday, 8 August 2011

1920 2 anna coin



       It is a 2 anna coin 4 annas were equal to 25 paisa,so its value is 12.5 paisa.It is a 1929 coin on whose side 2 annas is printed on one side in english ,hindi,bengali,urdu and in kannad or telgu and on the other side 1929 is printed with a picture of george 5 the then emperor of england.This copper-nickel coin was introduced to replace the silver 2 Annas coin, due to the high cost of silver. This was minted through the end of the George V era. It was produced by both the Calcutta mint (no mint mark) and the Bombay mint ("dot" mint mark).

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