Inauguration of the new Parliament building: the Center will mint a 75 rupee coin to commemorate the event
Inauguration of the new Parliament building: A special Rs 75 coin will be released to commemorate the inauguration of the new parliament building on May 28. The Finance Ministry informed through a gazette notice on Thursday under section 24 of the Coinage Act, 2011. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the new parliament building on Sunday.
The gazette notification issued by the ministry on May 25 stated: “The seventy-five rupee coin will be minted at the Mint for issue under the authority of the Central Government on the occasion of the inauguration of the New Parliament Building. “.
What would the new currency look like?
According to the ministry, the coin will have a circular shape with a diameter of 44 millimeters. It will have 200 grooves along the edges. The coin will be made of a quaternary alloy, with 50 percent silver, 40 percent copper, 5 percent nickel and 5 percent zinc. The standard weight of the coin will be 35 grams.
One side of the coin will have the Ashoka Pillar Lion Capitol in the center with the legend Satyamev Jayate in Devnagari inscribed below. The word “Bharat” will be written in Devanagari script on the left side and the word “India” in English on the right side.
The coin will also have the rupee symbol and the denomination value of 75 in international numbers written below the Lion Capital.
The other side of the coin will bear the inscription Parliament Complex and the image of the new Parliament building. The words ‘Sansad Sankul’ will be written in Devanagari script on the upper periphery and ‘parliament complex’ in English on the lower periphery of the coin. The year “2023” will be inscribed in international numbers below the image of the Parliament Complex.
The design of the coin will be in line with the guidelines specified in the First Schedule of the Constitution.
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