Dynasty / Name of State : Republic of India - Decimal Coinage
Ruler / Authority : Government Of India
Denomination : Rupee
Metal : Copper-Nickel
Weight (gm) : 6
Size (mm) : 26
Shape : Round
Issued Year : 1989
Minting Technique : Die Struck
History of Republic of India - Decimal Coinage

The Jewel in the British Crown was about to enter a phase in its history where much would be tested for it to either stand independently or to fail miserably. It would be a matter of pride and delight for every Indian because the former was triumphant and the latter never realised. After years of fighting, at times through force but mostly through non violent means led by M.K. Gandhi and other freedom fighters, India had gained its independence on 15 August 1947.

India with its new begin...

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