New Rs 5, Rs 10 & Rs 100 Coins Are Coming To India With “Legendary Symbols” | 5 Interesting Facts

New coins of Rs. 5, 10 and 100 are on their way to reach the Indian markets as Central Government of India recently announced the same. Ministry of Finance went on to confirm the news of introduction of new Rs.5, Rs.10 and Rs.100 coins in India via an official release of circular on September 11, 2017. The move of introducing the new currency in terms of launch of Rs.5, Rs.10 and Rs.100 coins in India has been initiated by the Government to mark the hundredth anniversary of AIADMK founder and the former CM of Tamil Nadu state, Sh. MG Ramachandran.

New Rs.5, Rs.10 and Rs.100 coins | Know 5 Major Facts & Interesting Features 

The announcement of launching the Rs.5, Rs.10 and Rs.100 new coins in India by the Government of India has made its way soon after the announcement & launch of Rs. 200 new notes that has taken the nation by storm with its spectacular design & advanced features. The launch news of the Rs.5, Rs.10 and Rs.100 new coins are being introduced to pay a tribute & mark centenary to the honourable Sh. MG Ramachandran.

Here are 5 interesting facts & features of the new Rs.5, Rs.10 and Rs.100 coins all set to mob the Indian commercial sector & economy soon.

New Rs.5 Coin in India & Its Specifications 

The Rs.5, Rs.10 and Rs.100 new coins have a certain set of specifications that makes users easily spot the difference in the existing the Rs.5, Rs.10 coins while Rs. 100 coins is an altogether latest introduction in the Indian economy. Talking about Rs.5 new coins, they possess a diameter of 23 mm which is made of an alloy of Copper, Zinc & Nickel in proportion of 75%, 20% and 5% respectively.

New Rs. 100 Coin in India & Its Specifications

Well, this is the first time Rs. 100 coins are making way to the Indian market, all thanks to the Government of India which chose to launch Rs. 100 coins along with new coins of Rs. 5 and 10 along with them to mark the hundredth birth anniversary of Sh. MG Ramachandran. The new coin of Rs. 100 has a diameter of 44 mm with metal comprising of Silver, Copper, Nickel and Zinc in defined proportions of 50%, 40%, 5% and 5%.

Standard Weight Of New Coins Of Rs. 5, Rs. 10 and Rs. 100 in India

Although there is no substantial information revealed by the Ministry of Finance pertaining to the new coin of Rs. 10. But, as far as new coins of Rs.5 and Rs.100 are concerned, the standard weight of Rs. 5 coin is 6 grams while that new Rs. 100 coin is 35 grams. Well, what one infers from such a detailed specification leak is that it is certain that the Rs.5, Rs.10 and Rs.100 new coins shall soon make way into people’s wallets in India.

New Rs. 5, Rs. 10 and Rs. 100 Coins in India & Legendary Symbols On It

The legendary symbols that stand true to the reality of rich Indian culture & heritage is making way to the inscriptions on the Rs.5, Rs.10 and Rs.100 new coins all over. Be it the Devnagari language which is used on it to depict messages like ‘Satyamev Jayate’ or be it our prestigious ‘Asoka Pillar Lion Capitol’ in the middle of the coin, the Rs.5, Rs.10 and Rs.100 new coins surely infuses in itself a great sense of belongingness towards India as our nation.

New Rs.100 coin & its MG Rmamachandran Connection

The Government of India has planned to introduce Rs. 100 coins precisely to mark the centenary of MG Ramachandran who has been a former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu as well as the founder of the AIADMK party. Well, along with the introduction of Rs. 100 new coins, Minsitry of Finance on confirming this news further elaborated to have a changed design of Rs. 5 and Rs. 10 new notes as well with latest design and advanced features on it.

The introduction of Rs.5, Rs.10 and Rs.100 new coins which is taking the Indian economy sector by storm with the breaking of such a news by Central Government under the Ministry of Finance shall even have the inscription of ‘ MG Ramachandran Birth Centenary’ inscribed on the new Rs. 100 coin on the upper & lower coin boundary in the Devnagari language.

We can’t wait to possess these beautiful coins and have our own new set of coin collections with the Rs.5, Rs.10 and Rs.100 new coins in our wallets!!!

Source : Financial Express


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