I bet you anything that a rupee is worth more burnt than it is as currency.
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Contracts / Agreements Lawyer
I concur with my colleague. You can Google "legality of melting coins in New York" if this is a serious concern of yours.
International Law Attorney
It depends. It is a violation of 18 USC 331 to melt a US or foreign currency with the intent to defraud. If your intent is to amuse or to create jewelry it may considered admissible. In any case, I would recommend to consult with a business attorney. Best
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