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What is the secret behind the thumbprint in 1 and 2 taka coins?

There are different sizes of notes and coins circulating under the currency in our country, which most people are not aware of. In our country, thumb or fingerprint has been kept in one or two taka coins, but the important thing is why that fingerprint has been kept and what is the secret behind it? Anil Singh, a professor at the National Institute of Design, has worked to imprint thumbprints on Indian one or two taka coins.


This thumbprint is not actually a design, it has a special meaning. Let’s talk about the whole thing. The thumbprints you see on the coins are the Bharatanatyam dance style and these Bharatanatyam dance styles speak of coins of one and two rupees. We can also call it a hand gesture, which tells us how much this coin is worth.


Thumbnail coins were introduced in 2006. These coins contain 83 percent iron. It also contains 16 percent chromium. In addition to all these things, some small alloys are also found in these coins. Other Indian coins have a shape or imprint, which has a specific purpose. The shape or imprint made on the coins is not a design, it is associated with the history of our India.


This shape or imprint informs us about things related to Indian history. In addition to Indian coins, Indian notes also have shapes, which give clues about the history of India. The shape of a place is printed on Indian notes. This figure gives us an idea of ​​the significance of those places in the history of India.

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