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Reverse of 1993 Bhutan 300 Ngultrums
Reverse of 1993 Bhutan 300 Ngultrums

Obverse of 1993 Bhutan 300 Ngultrums
Obverse of 1993 Bhutan 300 Ngultrums

Bhutan is a small mountainous country bordered by China to the North and India to the South. It is a constitutional monarchy and has the distinction of being the only country to officially measure ‘Gross National Happiness’ in addition to economic performance. Its capital is Thimphu.

Bhutanese Coins
Its first coins were issued after 1789 as copies of the previously circulating coins of Cooch Behar, using debs or half rupees. Bhutan adopted a modern decimal coinage system in 1928 based on rupees and pice or paisa and sertums. This was reformed in 1974 using chetrums and ngultrums. Much of the economy is rural and agricultural, and much of its commerce is conducted using barter rather than money.

Further Information
For more information on Bhutanese history and coinage please see our history page.

Coin Specifications
300 Ngultrums38.6128.28.925 Silver.8411
3 Ngultrums38.6128.28.925 Silver.8411
250 Ngultrums38.631.1035.999 Silver1.0
1,500 Ngultrums*65165.52.999 Silver5.0*

Denomination = Face Value
Diameter = Diameter in millimetres
Weight = Weight in grams
Alloy = Fineness of precious metal (.925 = 92.5%)
AMW = Metal Content = Actual precious metal content in troy ounces

* = The 1,500 Ngultrum also has an inlaid gold panel weighing 1 gram of .9999 fine gold.

Prices & Availability
All prices on our websites are subject to fluctuation and availability. Please check before ordering.
DateDenominationDescriptionGradeMintageAvailabilityPrice £Price $
19793 NgultrumsNew Legal Tender CoinageSilver Proof10,000Yes£25$50
1992300 Ngultrums1992 Barcelona Olympic Games - ArcherySilver Proof20,000Yes£30$60
1992300 Ngultrums1992 Albertville Winter Olympics - Speed SkatingSilver Proof20,000Yes£30$60
1992300 Ngultrums1996 Atlanta Olympics - SailingSilver Proof20,000?Yes£30$60
1993300 Ngultrums40th Anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's CoronationSilver Proof10,000Yes£25$50
2003250 NgultrumLord Buddha - The EnlightenmentSilver Proof2,999Yes£30$60
20041,500 NgultrumWonders of the World - Angkor Wat CambodiaSilver Proof4,999Yes£95$190

Diameter = Diameter in millimetres.
Weight = Weight in grams.
Denomination = Denomination (Face Value)
Mintage = Quantity issued, where known, otherwise issue limit.

Bhutan Coins Sets For Sale
DateDescriptionGradeMintageAvailabilityPrice £Price $
1979Proof SetProof20,000Yes£25$50

Postage & Packing:
UK: At buyer's Risk £3.50 or
Fully Insured £9 (Usually by Royal Mail Special Delivery)
USA: Airmail at buyer's risk $10 or
Fully Insured $20
For further details, please see our Postage & Packing page.

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Coins Wanted
We make an active market in almost all world coins, gold or otherwise, including Bhutanese coins. If you have any of these coins to sell, please contact us, or post them to us for appraisal and offer.

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