If you have 1 Rupee old coins in your collection then some of them can give you a very good amount of money. Today we are going to talk about the Most Expensive 1 Rupee Indian coins. We are going to cover only one rupee Republic Indian coins which come in common circulation. Some of the One Rupee coins have a value of up to 60,000 rupees, so be sure to read this full post carefully.
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History of One Rupee coin
One rupee coin is believed to come into circulation during the empire of Sher Shah Suri in 1540 AD. This one rupee was made from silver with a weight of 11.34g. Since then we have had different designs and metal coins in circulation. Still, we use 1 rupee coin in daily life. Some of the 1 rupees coins are so rare you can’t believe it easily.
Top Most Expensive 1 rupee coins
We talked about some basics of 1 Rupee specifications now let’s find out the Most Expensive 1 Rupee Indian coins. We will start with the lower value coin and will go to a higher value coin.
1. One Rupee International Year of the family
Our 1st expensive one rupee coin is the International year of the family which was released in 1994. This coin was made of stainless steel with a weight of 4.85 g. The coin was minted in Bombay & Noida mint. But the Noida mint coin is very rare and the value of this coin in the uncirculated condition is around 1000 rupees. But if you got this coin in fine to the extra fine condition you can get up to the value of 100 to 500 rupees.
2. One Rupee Unity in Diversity 2004 Coin
1 Rupee Unity in Diversity Coin was mint in three different Years 2004,2005,2006. This coin was made of Steel with a weight of 4.85g. If you have 2004 Coin in your Collection then you can get up to ₹500 to ₹600 Rupees.
3. One Rupee Jawaharlal Nehru 1989 Coin
1 Rupee Coin of Nehru Ji (1989) was released on the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Jawaharlal Nehru. This coin was minted in all four Indian mints but the most Expensive coin among them is the Noida Mint coin. If you got a Noida mint coin (with a Small Dot) then you can get a value of ₹1500 to ₹1600 in UNC condition. Fine to Extra fine condition coins have a Value of ₹400 to ₹450.
4. One Rupee Lokmanya Jai Prakash Narayan 2002
Next on our list is an expensive one rupee coin of Lokmanya Jayaprakash Narayan 2002 coin, this coin was also made in stainless steel with a weight of 4.85 grams this coin was minted in Bombay and Hyderabad mint. Bombay mint coin has a diamond mark on the coin below the year and Hyderabad mint has a star mark. But a rare coin among these is from Bombay mint but without mintmark. Yes if you got a coin of Bombay mint without a mint mark that means you found a rare coin, the value of a without mintmark coin is around 1800 rupees in uncirculated condition.
5. One Rupee Coin 1954
This one rupee coin released in 1954 is a part of the Anna monetary system and is also considered a rare coin. This one rupee coin was also released in 1950. The one rupee coins of 1950 have a value of up to ₹400 in UNC condition. But the 1954 coin of 1 rupee is a rare one and it has a value of up to ₹3000 rupees in UNC condition. This coin was made of Nickel with a weight of 11.6 grams.
6. One Rupee Coin 1970
The 1 Rupee coin released in 1970 is one of the rare coins of Republic India which we can get from common circulation. This coin was made with Nickel with a weight of 10 grams. If you got this one rupee coin then you can get the value up to 8000 rupees in uncirculated condition. In Fine to extra fine condition, this coin can give you 4000 to 6000 rupees.
7. One Rupee Coin 1991
The next one rupee rare coin was released in 1991. One such coin that you can probably see many times but the one rare coin among these is a Noida mint coin. The mint mark of Noida mint is a round dot (o). This coin was also released from Bombay, Calcutta, and Hyderabad mints but those coins are not rare. 1991’s Noida mint coin has a value of up to 30,000 rupees in uncirculated condition. In fine to extra fine condition, this coin can give you 10000 to 20000 rupees. The mint mark of Noida mint is a dot and the edge of this rare coin must be a security edge.
8. One Rupee Coin 1982
Our next one rupee expensive coin is a 1982 Bombay mint. This Bombay mint coin is made from copper and Nickel with a weight of 6 grams. This 1982 one rupee coin was released from Bombay mint and this coin is extremely rare. You can’t get this coin easily so this coin has a very high value. If you got this coin in UNC condition then the current market price of this coin is around 40,000 to 50,000 rupees in UNC condition. If the condition is low then the price will be around 15000 to 30000 rupees.
9. One Rupee 1983 coin
Another coin on our list is a 1 rupee 1983 coin which has the same design and specs as the 1982 coin. This 1983 coin was considered to mint in only Bombay and Calcutta mints, recently it was found that the Hyderabad mint coin is also struck and minted in very limited quantities. If you got a 1983 Hyderabad mint of 1 rupee then you are able to get a value up to 50,000 rupees or more than that. If you want to identify the Hyderabad mint coin then you can see the mint mark 🌟 below the year on it.
10. One Rupee International Youth Year
And the one rare 1 Rupee coin list is International Youth Year Coin issued in 1985. This coin was minted in three different mints Bombay, Calcutta, and Hyderabad. But if you got a Hyderabad mint coin you can the value up to ₹60,000 in UNC condition, in fine to extra fine ₹20,000 to ₹40,000. Other mint coins have values up to 100 Rs max in UNC.
So this was the list of the Most Expensive 1 Rupee Indian coins released in common circulation. If you like this article, share it with others on WhatsApp and Facebook. And make sure you follow us on YouTube & Facebook at Indiancoinmill.