Union Finance Ministry on Thursday (25 May) announced the minting of a special Rs 75 coin commemorating the inauguration of the new Parliament.
The new Parliament building is set to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday (28 May).
In a notification, the Finance Ministry said that the coin will have the inscription ‘Parliament Complex’ with the image of the new building, reports Business Today.
According to the details mentioned about the coin in the notification, it will be circular in shape with a 44 millimetres diameter and 200 serrations along the edges.
The metallic composition of the coin, weighing 35 grams, will have quaternary alloy consisting of 50 per cent silver, 40 per cent copper, 5 per cent nickel and 5 per cent zinc.
The left periphery of the coin will have Bharat inscribed in Devanagari script and India in English.
The Lion Capitol of Ashoka Pillar along with the inscription ‘Satyamev Jayate’ will be featured in the centre of the coin's obverse side.
The upper periphery will have 'Sansad Sankul' inscribed in Devanagari script and the lower periphery will have Parliament Complex in English.
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