1970 - Food for All - UNC Set

This Post gives the details of UNC Set. For Proof Set, please refer to Previous Post

The Food For All was theme was used for commemorative coins. Originally issued in the year 1970. Only proof sets are available in this year. However the same set was also available in the year 1971 along with circulation coins. One can Distinguish between the 1970 Proof set and the 1971 proof sets by looking at the date on the coins. Its a unique in the sense that only for this series do we have proof sets issued in 2 years.

The following Proof sets and UNC were received.
The details are;

Note: There were 2 releases for this issue. One in 1970 and other in 1971. The design is same, the only difference is the date on the coins.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy. The FAO was established on 16 October 1945 in Quebec, Canada.

The year 1970 marks the 25th anniversary of the Organisation.

FAO is composed of eight departments: Administration and Finance, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, Economic and Social Development, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Forestry, Knowledge and Communication, Natural Resource Management and Technical Cooperation.

Proof Set: Year 1970
Coins of Rs 10 and 20 Paise plus regular coins of 1,2,3,5,10,50 Paise and 1 Rupee.
Refer to Previous Post.

UNC Set 1: 1970  Both Coins of Rs 10 and 20 Paise

UNC Set 2: Regular Coins of 1,2,3,5,10,50 Paise and 1 Rupee

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