Posted on 01.06.2015:
Yesterday, I received a Circulation Rs 10/- coin given to me by Krishna Tonpe, who is constantly on the lookout for new commemorative coins for me. This acquisition, now completes my collection of all the Coins issued on the "60 years of the Coir Board" commemoration issued so far:
Reverse of the Rupees Ten Bimetallic Commemorative Circulation coin. In the centre is cross-section of a ripe coconut. On the upper periphery of the coin is mentioned “Kayar Board ke 60 Varsh’ (in Hindi) and “60 Years of Coir Board” (in English) on the lower periphery. Below this inscription is the “Diamond” mint mark of the Mumbai Mint. Above the cross-section of the coconut image is mentioned “Diamond Jubilee” and below the image is mentioned the years 1953-2013”.
Denomination: Rs. Ten; Metal Composition:Bi-Metallic: Outer Ring (Aluminium Bronze): Copper: 92%, Aluminium: 6%, Nickel: 2%; Centre-Piece (Cupro-Nickel): Copper: 75%, Nickel: 25%. Dimensions: Diameter: 27 mm; Weight:7.71 gms.