How can you tell where a coin is made in India?

How do I know where my coin is made in India?

Coins are minted at the four India Government Mints at Mumbai, Alipore(Kolkata), Saifabad(Hyderabad), Cherlapally (Hyderabad) and NOIDA (UP). The coins are issued for circulation only through the Reserve Bank in terms of the RBI Act.

How do you know where a coin was made?

The principal inscription or lettering on a coin. A small letter or symbol on a coin used to identify where a coin was made. Current U.S. mint marks are Philadelphia (P), Denver (D), San Francisco (S), and West Point (W). Learn more on our Mint Marks page.

What Indian coins are made of?


Five Rupee Coins (New)
Metal Cupro-Nickel Weight 6.00 gms Diameter 26 mm Shape Eleven Sided
One Rupee Coin
Metal Ferratic Stainless Steel Weight 4.85 gms Diameter 25 mm Shape Circular
Fifty Paise

Is there an app to identify coins?

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Does coin attract magnet?

Since 1992, coins have been made with steel, which is magnetic. (Pre-1992 coins are made out of bronze, which will not attract.) … The stronger your magnet, the more coins you will be able to dangle.

Are Indian coins magnetic?

A 5 rupee coin is attracted by magnet because it has a cupro-nickel present in it which is magnetic in nature.

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Is 50 paise banned in India?

Coins of All Denominations are Legal Tender – RBI

It is clarified for the benefit of public that all coins including 25 paise and 50 paise coins are legal tender and will continue to be so.