Issue of Rs.5 coins to commemorate the occasion of “150th Birth Anniversary of Motilal Nehru”

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-

DENOMINATION

SHAPE AND OUTSIDE DIAMETER

NUMBER OF SERRATIONS

METAL COMPOSITION

Five RupeesCircular
23 millimeters
     100Nickel Brass
Copper -75%
Zinc-      20%
Nickel-    5%

Design

DENOMINATION



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 “Motilal Nehru” in the centre, with inscription “मोतीलाल नेहरू की 150वी जयंती”in Devnagri script on the upper periphery and “150th BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF MOTILAL NEHRU” in English on the lower periphery. The year “2012” shall be inscribed below the picture of Motilal Nehru.

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.

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