Top 15 Rare Commemorative Coins of India

Hello guys welcome to this blog. In this blog, we will talk about top 15 rare
commemorative coins of India that may give you very high price. If you are a collector then you
must have knowledge about these rare commemorative coins of India So many rare commemorative
coins of India were issued during republic India time in different denomination. In
which some coins are in circulation and some are Uncirculated coins. Every collector must
know about these rarest coins. To get complete details about these coins keep reading
this blog till the end. So, without wasting time let’s get started this.
Commemorative coins of India are minted to commemorate any particular event with a new
design by the government There is a reference on the back of the coin on which occasion
these coins are made

Top 15 Rare Commemorative Coins of India

Sr. No Denomination  Issued Year  Price  
2 Rs Land Vital Resources 1992 2 Lakh 
2 Rs Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das 1998 50 K 
1 Rs International Youth Year 1985  50 K 
5 Rs 2nd International Crop Science 1996 25 K 
5 Rs 75 Years of Dandi March 2005 25K 
2 Rs Reserve Bank of India 1985 7 K  
10 Rs Food for All 1971 6 K  
2 Rs Subhash Chandra Bose 1996 5 K 
10 Rs Food for All 1970 5 k 
10 5 Rs The First War of Independence 2007 3500  
11 10 Rs Mahatma Gandhi 1969 3 K 
12 2 Rs 150 Years of Telecommunication 2004 2500 
13 5 Rs Khadi & Village Industries Commision 2007 2 K 
 14 5 Rs Tilak Ji 2007  2 K
151 Rs 2002 Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Narayan 2002 2 K 

2 Rs 1992 Land Vital Resources 

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2 Rupee 1992
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2 Rupee 1992

Two rupees 1992 is rarest coin among all commemorative coins of India and all other 2 rupees coins.These coins were issued by Calcutta mint during land conservation week 14-20 November 1992to promote conservation & scientific management of land resources. This coin can give you 2lakh rupees. If you have this coin but only a few coins collector may have this coin. Neither thesecoins issued for general circulation and not for UNC & Proof sets. these coins issued only for VIPand VVIP. That’s why these coins are not shown in any republic India book. Because only thosecoins which have been issued for circulation or UNC & Proof sets are found in books. These coinswere issued lees than 300.

Specific Details

Edge  Smooth 
Metal  CU-NI 
Diameter  26MM 
Shape  Hendecagonal 
Weigth 6 Grams 

2 Rs 1998 Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das 

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2 Rupee 1998
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2 Rupee 1998

Next rarest commemorative coin of India was made in 1998. This is 2 rupees denomination coin of Indiathese coins were made only for UNC & Proof sets not for general circulation. 2 rupees 1998 were issuedby Calcutta, Noida and Hyderabad mint. There is an image of Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das on the backside of coin. Who was born in Dhaka on 5 November 1870 and died in Darjeeling on 16 June 1925. Hewas a advocate, reporter, poet and major leader of Indian independence movement. Coins of Noida andCalcutta mint are common. But coins of Hyderabad mint are extremely rare coin and this coin can giveyou 50000 rupees. These coins are having 6 grams weight.

Specific Details

Denomination  Two Rupees 
Metal  CU-NI 
Diameter  26MM 
Issued Year  1998 
Weigth 6 Grams 

1 Rs 1985 International Youth Year 

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1 Rupee 1985
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 1 Rupee 1985

So, let’s know what is Third one of the most rare commemorative coin of India. Third rarest commemorative coin Indiais one rupee 1985. These coins were issued by Calcutta, Bombay and Hyderabad mint. But coin ofHyderabad mint is rare than Bombay and Calcutta mint and this coin can give you 50 thousand rupees ifyou have this coin. And These coins were also sold in some auctions like Ahmedabad auction. Price ofthis coin is 35 to 40 thousand in extra fine condition. This coin is made up of copper-nickel and having 6 grams.

Denomination  One Rupees 
Metal  CU-NI 
Price  50 k  
Issued Year  1995 
Weigth 6 Grams 

5 Rs 1996 2nd International Crop Science

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5 Rupee 1996
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5 Rupee 19996

Now we are going to tell you next rarest commemorative coin of India. And we will discuss why this coinis rare and what is its price. Next rare commemorative coin is 5 rupees 1996. As it is also said that only11000 coins were issued in two strike and it’s very difficult to get this coin in UNC condition of firststrike. Price of this coin is around 10000 to 25000 as per condition of coin. And if you are a collectorthen you must know about this valuable coin. Its weight is 9 grams. It can be said that this is rarest coinamong all 5 rupee of republic India period and only a few coins collector may have this coin these coins were issued in two strikes. First issue of this coin has been issued for genral circulation so no one has first issue coin can in UNC condition first issue coin give you 10000 to 25000 thousand rupees easily ifyou have this coin in top condition.

Denomination  Five Rupees 
Metal  CU-NI 
Shape  Round  
Size  23 MM 
Weigth 9 Grams 

5 Rs 2005 75 Years of Dandi March 

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5 Rupee 2005
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5 Rupee 2005

5 Rupee 2005 very rare commemorative coin of India. These coins were made of copper nickel andstainless steel. Coin of stainless steel are common but coins of copper nickel are rarer than stainless still.Only a few coins were made of copper nickel. That’s why These coins become rare. Price of coin thosewere made of stainless steel is 2200 Rupee. If someone has these coin then he can get very good price for that. And now we discuss about rarest coin of Dandi march. These coins were made in 2005 byBombay mint. These coins also look like copper nickel coins but these are experimental coins. These coins have been made only for experiment not for circulation. It’s very hard to get these coins. Price ofthis coin is around 25 thousand as per the condition.

Denomination  Five Rupees 
Metal  CU-NI 
Shape  Round  
Issued Year  2005 
Price  25 K 

2 Rs 1985 Reserve Bank of India 

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2 Rupee 1985
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2 Rupee 1985

Next rarest & costly is two rupees 1985. These coins were issued by Bombay mint only for UNC & Proofsets not for circulation. However so many Rare commemorative coins of India were made in 2 rupee denomination but this is the heaviest and biggest than other 2 rupees commemorativecoins. These coins can give you around 7 thousand rupees easily. These coins are having 12.5 gramsweight and made up of copper and nickel

Size 31 mm 
Metal  Copper – Nickel 
Shape  Round 
Weight 12.5 grams 
Denomination  Two Rupees  

2 Rs 150 Years of Telecommunication 

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2 Rupee 2004
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2 Rupee 2004

Next rare commemorative coin is two rupee that were made in 2004 but released in 2005. It means thedate of issue and date of commemoration of these coins are different. But in most cases, date of issueand date of communion are same. These coins were issued by Calcutta mint on the occasion of 150years of telecommunication in India. Even these coins were issued only for UNC & Proof set not forcirculation. Price of these coins is re around 2500 rupees.

Denomination  Two Rupees 
Metal  CU-NI 
Shape  Round  
Weight 6 grams 
Edge  Smooth 

10 Rs 1971 Food For All

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10 Rupee 1971
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10 Rupee 1971

Next one of rarest commemorative coin of India is 1971 ten rupees. Government of India issued thesecoins in two different years 1970 and 1971 from Bombay and Calcutta mint and both coins are rare andhaving good value but Detail of 1970 was provided on above of the blog and now we are going to givecomplete details about ten rupees 1971 whose theme is Food For All. These coins were made up of 80silver and having 15 grams weight and price of these coins is 6 thousand as per the condition of coin

Denomination  Two Rupees 
Metal  Silver 80%
Shape  Round  
Weight 15 grams
Size 3.40 mm

10 Rs 1996 Subhash Chandra Bose

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2 Rupee 1996

Rupee coin of Subhash Chandra boss is issued on 100th Birth centenary of Subhas Chandra Bose. These coins are made up of copper and nickel and having 6 grams weight and minted in 2 years 1996-1997from 4 different mints Bombay, Kolkata, Noida, Hyderabad. But these 1997 coins are not rare coins these are common coins. Coins from year 1996 is a rare coin and give you 5000 to 10000 rupees according to condition of coin. 1996 Coins are minted by mistake from Kolkata mint and this mistake is soon noticed. These coins minted in very limited quantity that’s why it become rare

Shape  Circular 
Metal  Copper – Nickel
Issued 1996 – 1997
Weight 6.18 Gram
Size 25.89 MM

5 Rupee 2007 Tilak Ji

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5 Rupee 2007
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5 Rupee 2007

Next rare commemorative coins are 2007 five of Tilak Ji. Government of India issued these coins on 150th Birth anniversary of Gangadhar Tilakji. These coins are made of copper and nickel and stainless still and having 9 grams weight and minted in 3 strikes by Bombay mint. Cons of tilak ji are minted by mistake after minting a few coins government of India stopped mintage of these coins and Coin of tilak were issued that’s why coins of tilak ji become rare. Price of these coin is around 2000 rupees as per the condition.

Shape  Round 
Metal  Copper – Nickel, Stainless still 
Edge  Security 
Weight 9 Gram, 6 Grams 
Denomination  5 Rupees  

10 Rupee 1970 Food For All

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10 Rupee 1970
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10 Rupee 1970

Next rare commemorative coins are 1970 ten rupees. These coins were issued by Bombay & Calcutta mint whose theme is Food For All. Coin those were issued in 1970 are having 15 grams weight and made of 80% silver. Only three commemorative coins were made of silver after independence. These coin biggest and heaviest than commemorative coins. Price of this coin is around 5 thousand as per the condition.

Size 34 mm 
Metal  Silver 80% 
Shape  Round 
Weight 15 grams 
Denomination  10 Rupees  

5 Rupee 2007 Khadi & Village Industries

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5 Rupee 2005

Next Rare commemorative coin of India is 5 rupee of Gandhi ji that were issued in 2007. These coins were issued on the occasion of 50 years of khadi and village commission. These coins are minted in two strike and made up of copper – nickel and stainless still by Bombay mint. Weight of stainless coins is 9.5 grams and price. These coins are found in UNC & Proof set as well. Coins of stainless still are common but you may get 2000 rupees if you have these coins of copper – nickel. Weight of the coins those were issued UNC & Proof set is 6 grams. These coins are scare and going to be more rare in future

Size 23 mm 
Metal  Copper – nickel 
Shape  Round 
Weight 15 grams 
Denomination  Five Rupees  

5 Rupee 2007 The First War Of Independendence

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5 Ruepee 2007

Next rare coin commemorative coin of India is 5 rupees 2007 that commemorates the first war of independence of 1857. Even these coins were issued in copper – nickel and stainless still but only coins of copper nickel are rare and having 9 grams weight but weight of stainless still’s coins is 6 grams. These coins were minted for circulation as well as UNC & Proof sets too. Price of these coins is around 3500 rupees as per the condition of coin.

Size 23 mm 
Metal  Copper – Nickel, Stainless still 
Shape  Round 
Weight 9 grams, 6 grams 
Denomination  Five Rupees  

10 Rupee 1896 Gandhi Ji

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10 Rupee 1969
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10 Rupee 1969

Next rare commemorative coin of India is 10 rupees 1969 of Gandhi G. Who is called Bapu. He was born in 1969 and died 1948. On 100th birth anniversary of Gandhi Ji Government of India issued some commemorative coins under different denominations to give special honor to Gandhi Ji’s contribution and we will discuss today about one of those coins. 10 rupees of Gandhi Ji were issued by Bombay & Calcutta mint. This is the first 10 rupees commemorative coin that was issued by government of India and biggest in size circulated Indian coins among all denominations. It is second commemorative coin of India after Jawaharlal Nehru one rupee and 50 paise coin in 1964. These are one of the only three coins that were minted in silver by Government of India for general circulation after independence as well as amongst the few coins in Indian coinage where the mint mark is on obverse rather than reverse.

Mint  Mint Mark 
Bombay  Diamond mark below denomination 10 
Calcutta No mint mark 
Size 3.40 mm 
Metal  Silver 80% 
Shape  Round 
Weight 15 grams 
Denomination  Ten Rupees  

One Rupee 2002 Nayak Jayprakash Narayan

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1 Rupee 2002
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1 Rupee 2002

Next rare commemorative coin of India is one rupee 2002. There is portrait of Jayprakash Narayan on reverse of the coin and it is having 4.95 grams weight. These coins were issued by Bombay and Hyderabad mint. Mint mark of Hyderabad mint is star and mark of Bombay mint is diamond below issued year but Bombay mint issued some coin without mint mark but later this mistake was noticed and stop minting those coins that’s why without mint mark coins become rare. Today price of this coin is around 2000 rupees as per condition.

Size 25 mm 
Metal  Stainless still 
Shape  Round 
Weight 4.95 grams 
Denomination  One Rupees  

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