The Reserve Bank of India will shortly put into circulation new coins of Rs.10/- (Bi-metallic) issued by Government of India on the following theme :-
"Unity in Diversity"
Shape and outside diameter
Outer ring metal composition
Centre piece metal composition
(Outer ring: 4.45 gms. and
Centrepiece: 3.26 gms.)
This face of the coin is divided into three portions. The centre portion shall bear the "Lion Capitol" of Ashoka Pillar with the legend "mel³ecesJe pe³eles" inscribed below and the prominent international Numerals "10" indicating the denomination.
The top portion contains word "Yeejle" in Hindi and "India" in English. The bottom portion contains the year in International Numerals.
This face of the coin contains the visuals showing stylised representation of "Unity in Diversity", a defining characteristic of our country. The symbol shall be seen as four heads sharing a common body. It shall be thought of as people from all four parts of the country coming together under one banner and identifying with one nation. The visual code helps the user connect the visual with an individual denomination, which makes the process of identification quicker. The left upper periphery contains the words " ome ©he³es " in Hindi and "Ten Rupees" in English.
The new Rupee Ten coin is a legal tender as provided in the Indian Coinage Act, 1906.
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