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-

DENOMINATIONSHAPE AND OUTSIDE DIAMETERNUMBER OF SERRATIONSMETAL 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 picture of “MATA VAISHNO DEVI” in the centre, with inscription “ श्री माता वैष्णो देवी श्राईन बोर्ड” in Devnagri script on the upper periphery and “SHRI MATA VAISHNO DEVI SHRINE BOARD” in English on the lower periphery. The year “2012” shall be inscribed below the picture and words “SILVER JUBILEE” below the year.

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.

Issue of Rs.5 coins to commemorate the occasion of “Silver Jubilee of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board”
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