Also India has minted its first bi-metallic coin. The new 10-rupee Coins are minted with nickel and bronze on the outer side and ferrous steel in the inner side. Here is a picture of our new bi-metallic coin. I got one of it about a month back. I got two of them now.
DID YOU KNOW:
- Indian Rupee was the official currency in Pakistan, Oman, Bahrain, UAE, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Seychelles, Mauritius, etc. until 1960's. Since then these countries started using their own currencies.
- The Bhutanese Ngultrum is at par with the Indian Rupee and both are accepted in Bhutan. The Indian rupee is also accepted in towns of Nepalese side of Nepal-India border.
- Some Indian Shops in UK accepts Indian Rupee.