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Date : Nov 12, 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 "सत्यमेव जयते" inscribed below, flanked on the left upper periphery with the word "भारत" 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 "रूपये" 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 "भारतीय रिज़र्व बैंक" in Hindi, on the left periphery and in English "RESERVE BANK OF INDIA" on the right periphery Word "प्लैटिनम जयंती" 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 "सत्यमेव जयते" inscribed below, flanked on the left upper periphery with the word "भारत" 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 "रूपये" 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 "भारतीय रिज़र्व बैंक" in Hindi, on the left periphery and in English "RESERVE BANK OF INDIA" on the right periphery Word "प्लैटिनम जयंती" 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 "सत्यमेव जयते" inscribed below, flanked on the left upper periphery with the word "भारत" 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 "रूपये" 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 "भारतीय रिज़र्व बैंक" in Hindi, on the left periphery and in English "RESERVE BANK OF INDIA" on the right periphery Word "प्लैटिनम जयंती" 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 "सत्यमेव जयते" inscribed below, flanked on the left upper periphery with the word "भारत" 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 "रूपये" 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 "भारतीय रिज़र्व बैंक" in Hindi, on the left periphery and in English "RESERVE BANK OF INDIA" on the right periphery Word "प्लैटिनम जयंती" 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


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