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Date: 24/01/2013
Issue of ` 5 coins to commemorate the occasion of 150 years of Kuka Movement

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 in the centre with the legend " सत्यमेव जयते " inscribed below, flanked on the left periphery with the word "भारत" in Devnagri script 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 combined portrait of Satguru Ram Singh Ji in the Centre, his followers hanged on the left side and on the right side standing in front of the mouth of canon, with inscription" कूका आंदोलन के 150 वर्ष " in Devnagri script on the outer left periphery and "150 YEARS OF KUKA MOVEMENT" in English on the outer right periphery. The inscription "सतगुरु रामसिंह जी" in Devnagri script shall be shown above the portrait on the left inner periphery and "SATGURU RAM SINGH JI" in English shall be flanked on the right inner periphery. The year's figure "1857-2007" shall be shown below the portrait in International Numerals.

These coins are legal tender as provided in The Coinage Act, 2011. The existing coins in this denomination shall also continue to be legal tender.

Ajit Prasad
Assistant General Manager

Press Release : 2012-2013/1252

 
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