Coins of Nepal

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Overview

Coins are a piece of currency usually metallic and in the shape of disc, used as an exchanging medium. From the era of Malla Kings, Nepal also started to use coin in the 13th century. There was a decimal system of coinage in Nepal in 1903 where 100paisa is equal to one rupee. The first paper money was introduced for the first time in Nepal in October 1945 in the form of Rs 5, Rs 10 and Rs 100. The modern coin of Nepal contained date as per vikram samvat era. Nepalese coins are called as sukaa, mohar and paisa.

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