SITEMAP FAQs GLOSSARY OTHER  LINKS CONTACT  US  
  ABOUT  US NOTIFICATIONS PUBLICATIONS DATABASE SPEECHES PRESS  RELEASES TENDERS FORMS EVENTS APPLICATION TRACKING SYSTEM  
 
Currency Details
   
Contemporary Bank Notes
Coins
Press Releases
Currency Museum
Master Circulars
FAQs
Presentations
Notifications
   
Home >> Indian Currency >> Currency Press Releases - View Currency Press Release
   
 
Note : To obtain an aligned printout please download the (61 kb) version to your machine and then use respective software to print the story.
 
Date : 12 Nov 2010
Issue of new coins with the theme "PLATINUM JUBILEE OF RESERVE BANK OF INDIA"

The Reserve Bank of India will shortly put into circulation new circulation coins of `10, `5, `2 and `1 with the theme ';PLATINUM JUBILEE OF RESERVE BANK OF INDIA';

The coins shall conform to the following dimensions, designs and compositions, namely :

Denomination of the coin

Shape and outside diameter

Number of Serrations

Metal Composition

1

2

3

4

Ten Rupees

Circular
27 millimeters
(Bi-metallic)

-

Outer Ring
Copper – 92%
Aluminum – 6%
Nickel – 2%

Center Piece
(Cupro Nickel)
Copper – 75%
Nickel – 25%

Five Rupees

Circular
23 millimeters

100

Nickel Brass
Copper – 75%
Zinc – 20%
Nickel – 5%

Two Rupees

Circular
27 millimeters
(mono metallic)

-

Ferritic Stainless Steel containing
Iron – 83%
Chromium – 17%

One Rupee

Circular
25 millimeters
(mono metallic)

-

Ferritic Stainless Steel containing
Iron – 83%
Chromium – 17%

1 . TEN RUPEES

Obverse : The face of the coin shall bear the Lion Capitol of Ashoka Pillar in the center with the legend ';mel³ecesJe pe³eles'; inscribed below, flanked on the left upper periphery with the word ';Yeejle'; in Hindi and on the right upper periphery flanked with the word ';INDIA'; in English. It shall also bear the denominational value ';10';in International Numerals below in the Lion Capitol, flanked on the left lower periphery with the word ';©he³es'; in Hindi and right lower periphery with the word ';RUPEES'; in English.

Reverse : The reverse of the coin shall bear the emblem of Reserve Bank of India, namely Palm Tree and Tiger with inscription ';Yeejler³e fjeJeõ yeQkeÀ'; in Hindi, on the left periphery and in English ';RESERVE BANK OF INDIA'; on the right periphery Word ';huewfìôece pe³ebler'; in Hindi and ';PLATINUM JUBILEE'; in English along with year ';1935-2010'; shall also be inscribed below the emblem.

2.  FIVE RUPEES

Obverse : The face of the coin shall bear the Lion Capitol of Ashoka Pillar in the center with the legend ';mel³ecesJe pe³eles'; inscribed below, flanked on the left upper periphery with the word ';Yeejle'; in Hindi and on the right upper periphery flanked with the word ';INDIA'; in English. It shall also bear the denominational value ';5';in International Numerals below in the Lion Capitol, flanked on the left lower periphery with the word ';©he³es'; in Hindi and right lower periphery with the word ';RUPEES'; in English.

Reverse : The reverse of the coin shall bear the emblem of Reserve Bank of India, namely Palm Tree and Tiger with inscription ';Yeejler³e fjeJeõ yeQkeÀ'; in Hindi, on the left periphery and in English ';RESERVE BANK OF INDIA'; on the right periphery Word ';huewfìôece pe³ebler'; in Hindi and ';PLATINUM JUBILEE'; in English along with year ';1935-2010'; shall also be inscribed below the emblem.

3.  TWO RUPEES

Obverse : The face of the coin shall bear the Lion Capitol of Ashoka Pillar in the center with the legend ';mel³ecesJe pe³eles'; inscribed below, flanked on the left upper periphery with the word ';Yeejle'; in Hindi and on the right upper periphery flanked with the word ';INDIA'; in English. It shall also bear the denominational value ';2'; in International Numerals below in the Lion Capitol, flanked on the left lower periphery with the word ';©he³es'; in Hindi and right lower periphery with the word ';RUPEES'; in English.

Reverse : The reverse of the coin shall bear the emblem of Reserve Bank of India, namely Palm Tree and Tiger with inscription ';Yeejler³e fjeJeõ yeQkeÀ'; in Hindi, on the left periphery and in English ';RESERVE BANK OF INDIA'; on the right periphery Word ';huewfìôece pe³ebler'; in Hindi and ';PLATINUM JUBILEE'; in English along with year ';1935-2010'; shall also be inscribed below the emblem.

4.  ONE RUPEE

Obverse : The face of the coin shall bear the Lion Capitol of Ashoka Pillar in the center with the legend ';mel³ecesJe pe³eles'; inscribed below, flanked on the left upper periphery with the word ';Yeejle'; in Hindi and on the right upper periphery flanked with the word ';INDIA'; in English. It shall also bear the denominational value ';1'; in International Numerals below in the Lion Capitol, flanked on the left lower periphery with the word ';©he³es'; in Hindi and right lower periphery with the word ';RUPEES'; in English.

Reverse : The reverse of the coin shall bear the emblem of Reserve Bank of India, namely Palm Tree and Tiger with inscription ';Yeejler³e fjeJeõ yeQkeÀ'; in Hindi, on the left periphery and in English ';RESERVE BANK OF INDIA'; on the right periphery Word ';huewfìôece pe³ebler'; in Hindi and ';PLATINUM JUBILEE'; in English along with year ';1935-2010'; shall also be inscribed below the emblem.

Ajit Prasad
Assistant General Manager

Press Release : 2010-2011/672

 Top

 
© Reserve Bank of India. All Rights Reserved.
Best viewed in 1024x768 resolution in IE 5 and above.