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Date: 08/03/2013
Issue of `5 coins to commemorate the occasion of "150 th Birth Anniversary of Madan Mohan Malaviya"

The Government of India has  minted the above mentioned coins which the Reserve Bank of India will shortly put into circulation, conforming to  the following dimension, design and compositions, namely-

DENOMINATION

SHAPE AND OUTSIDE DIAMETER

NUMBER OF SERRATIONS

METAL COMPOSITION

Five Rupees

Circular
23 millimeters

100

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

Design

DENOMI-NATION

OBVERSE

REVERSE

Five Rupees

The face of the coin shall bear the Lion Capitol of Ashoka Pillar with the legend "सत्यमेव जयते " inscribed below, flanked on the left periphery with the word "भारत" in Devnagri and on the right periphery flanked with the word "INDIA" in English. It shall also bear the Rupee symbol "`" and denominational value "5" in International Numerals below the Lion Capitol.

The face of the coin shall bear  the Picture of "MADAN MOHAN MALAVIYA" in the centre, flanked on the left periphery with the word " मदन मोहन मालवीय की 150 वी जयन्ती" in Devnagri and on the right periphery with the word "150 TH BIRTH ANNIVERSY OF MADAN MOHAN MALAVIYA" in English and the year "1861-2011" written in International Numerals on the bottom of Picture.

These coins are legal tender as provided in The Coinage Act. The existing coins in this denomination shall also continue to be legal tender.

J. D. Desai
Assistant Manager

Press Release : 2012-2013/1514

 
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