The coins shall conform
to the following dimension, design and composition, namely :
23 millimeters with security
Stainless Steel containing – Iron – 83% Chromium – 17%
: The face of the coin is divided into three portions with two horizontal
lines. The center portion shall bear the 'Lion Capitol' of Ashoka Pillar with
the legend "mel³ecesJe pe³eles"
inscribed below. The top portion contains word "Yeejle"
in Hindi and 'INDIA' in English and bottom portion contains the Year in International
: The lower periphery of this face of the coin contains the two visual metaphors
which depicts the smooth fluid mass representing the ceaseless flow of data/information
in the ether.
the center, Denominational Value '5' in International Numerals and in upper periphery
the word "ªheS" in
Hindi and the word 'Rupees' in English.
Edge for 5 Rupees
edge of the coin is security edged on periphery. The center of the edge contains
a shallow groove with a design inside the two sections separated by blank spaces.
This design consists of chain of beads in relief and each bead followed by one
inclined line in relief. There shall be total 30 lines and 30 beads.
coin is a legal tender as provided in the Coinage Act, 1906. The existing Five
Rupees Coins in circulation shall also continue to be legal tender.
Ajit Prasad Manager
Release : 2007-2008/433
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