Tuesday, April 21, 2009
New 10 rupee coin
New Ten rupee coin to be brought in circulation..
It’s released and now you can have it on your pocket!
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is ready to issue a new bimetallic 10 Rupee coin for circulation.
The following is the description of the new ten rupee coin.
The obverse side of the coin has the lion capital with numeral 10 and year of manufacture. On reverse side, a double line cross with a dot in each pellet of cross and denomination written in Hindi and English around. This design has been prepared by National Institute of Design Ahmedabad, with the theme of Unity in Diversity. The outer side metal is Nickel-Bronze and the inner side metal is Ferrous Steel. The weight of the coin would be 8 grams and the diameter would be 28 mm.
The coins are being minted mainly at Noida and Mumbai mint. The coins worth Rs.70 million were already stored in its stock till August 2008.