Where is the oldest mint in india located – 2017


where is the oldest mint in india located

All the commemorative coins of India are minted in India. There are 4 mints in India. Calcutta or Kolkata and Mumbai or Bombay are the earliest of the mints established in India. Hyderabad was the third mint that was established, followed by Noida near New Delhi.

The India Government Mint, Kolkata was first established in 1757,[1] and was located in a building next to the Black Hole in the old fort – where the GPO (General Post Office) stands today.[2] It was called the Calcutta Mint and used to produce coins with the mint name Murshidabad.[1]

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