10 Rupees Silver Coin of Mahatma Gandhi 1869-1948 – Commemorative Coins

Highlights of Coin

  • India First Commemorative Coin of India in 10 Rupees Denomination
  • 1st Silver Coin of Republic India Issue for General Circulation
  • Coin Issued From 2 Mints Calcutta and Bombay Mint
  • Theme on 100th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi Ji 

Mahatma Gandhi was Born in 1869 and Died in 1948. So in 1969 on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi 100th Birth Anniversary Government of India issued first 10 Rs Silver Commemorative Coin. These Coins are not only issued in 10 Rupee Denomination but also in different denominations like 1 Rupee, 50 Paisa, 20 Paise Coins. These all Coins are also issued in Unc and Proof Set from Bombay and Calcutta mint.

So Now Lets See our Coin Overview.

Reverse
10 Rupees Silver Coin of Mahatma Gandhi 1869-1948 – Commemorative Coins
Obverse
10 Rupees Silver Coin of Mahatma Gandhi 1869-1948 – Commemorative Coins

Reverse

Bust of Mahatma Gandhi facing left

Obverse

Ashoka Lion Capitol, denomination below

Lettering:
भारत INDIA
रूपये 10 RUPEES

Lettering:
महात्मा गाँधी MAHATMA GANDHI
1869 – 1948

Now lets talk about Coin Specification

Type Commemorative Coin
Value 10 Rupees
Year Issued 1969
Metal Silver(80%) Nickel(20%)
Diameter 34mm
Weight 15 Grams
Edge Milled

Now Lets Know the Price of Coin

Year Mint Fine V.F Ex.F UNC
1969 Bombay 800 900 1100 1500
1969 Calcutta 1100 130 1700 2200

So this is the complete information about 10 Rupees Coin of Mahatma Gandhi Ji. If you want to know more about other denomination coins issued in 1869 on mahatma Gandhi please check this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7wggyW89mo

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