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Metal kyats and a pya - modern coins of Burma (Myanmar)

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  • Burma (Myanmar), the Union
  • Kyat
  • Yangon
  • of 678 500 sq. km
  • a burmese (state)
  • MM (MMR) 104

National monetary unit of Burma (Myanmar) is the kyat which consists from 100 pya.

Kyats from silver and gold were minted in Burma till 1889. 16 silver kyats equaled to 1 gold. The silver kyat was equivalent to Indian rupee which has replaced kyats after a gain of Burma with Englishmen.

Since 1952 in Burma coins in nominal value in 1, 5, 10, 25 both 50 pya and 1 kyat were manufactured. The last coinage in 1 pya was in 1966, 5 and 25 pya in 1987, 10 and 50 pya in 1991. In 1999 a new series of coins in nominal value 1, 5, 10, 50 and 100 kyats has been manufactured.

Nominal value: 10 pya
Stamping: 1991
the Material: the Brass
the Note:
the Obverse 10 pya of Burma (Myanmar) the Reverse 10 pya of Burma (Myanmar)
Nominal value: 10 kyats
Stamping: 1999
the Material: the Brass
the Note:
the Obverse of 10 kyats of Burma (Myanmar) the Reverse of 10 kyats of Burma (Myanmar)
Nominal value: 100 kyats
Stamping: 1999
the Material: the Copper-Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse of 100 kyats of Burma (Myanmar) the Reverse of 100 kyats of Burma (Myanmar)

Notes Burma (Myanmar)

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