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Puzzle 5.

You pay for a 40p chocolate bar using a 1 pound coin. What is the minimum possible volume that could be occupied by your change?

You should base the calculation on the geometric data provided by the Royal Mint and neglect any surface details such as patterns and milling. You may assume that all coins were minted after the year 2000.

Please enter you answer in cubic millimetres to 4 significant figures.

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