Indian 10 Paise Coin Commemorating IX Asian Games (1982) Kolkata Mint

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Coin shows the Asian Games ‘Logo’, ancient JANTAR-MANTAR observatory in Delhi with the SUN above it with ‘DELHI’ and ‘1982’ – the year of issue below it. Inscription ‘IX ASIAN GAMES’ in English is shown in the right periphery and ‘नवम एशियाई खेल’ in Hindi in the left periphery.Coin shows the Asian Games ‘Logo’, ancient JANTAR-MANTAR observatory in Delhi with the SUN above it with ‘DELHI’ and ‘1982’ – the year of issue below it. Inscription ‘IX ASIAN GAMES’ in English is shown in the right periphery and ‘नवम एशियाई खेल’ in Hindi in the left periphery.Specifications

Value: 10 Paise (₹0.1)

Weight: 2.30 Grams

Diameter: 26 mm

Thickness: 2.2 mm

Metal: Aluminum

Theme: IX Asian Games (Delhi)

Shape: Scalloped (with 12 notches)

Commemorative Issue: IX Asian Games

Obverse: Asoka lion pedestal, denomination below

Lettering: भारत INDIA पैसे 10 PAISE

Reverse: Sun above symbol of the 1982 Asian Games from "Jantar Mantar"

Lettering: नवम एशियाई खेल IX ASIAN GAMES DELHI 1982

Km No.: # 37

Mint: No mark (Kolkata)

Country: India

Year: 1982

Demonetized: 30 June, 2011

The Coin

Coin shows the Asian Games ‘Logo’, ancient JANTAR-MANTAR observatory in Delhi with the SUN above it with ‘DELHI’ and ‘1982’ – the year of issue below it. Inscription ‘IX ASIAN GAMES’ in English is shown in the right periphery and ‘नवम एशियाई खेल’ in Hindi in the left periphery.

History

The 9th Asian Games were held from November 19, 1982 to December 4, 1982 in Delhi. This was the second time the Games were held in Delhi as it was also host to the inaugural 1951 Asian Games. These Asian Games also saw the beginning of Chinese dominance in the medals tally. Japan had won the most number of medals in previous editions of the Games. In preparation for the IX Asian Games, colour television was introduced in India in a big way, as the Games were to be broadcast in colours. 

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