The inauguration of the new Parliament building will be marked by the launch of a special commemorative coin of Rs 75 denomination, the Ministry of Finance said in a notification on Thursday, May 25.
As per the official statement, the commemorative coin will be composed of quaternary alloy, consisting of with 50 per cent silver, 40 per cent copper, 5 per cent nickel, and 5 per cent zinc.
The Rs 75 coin will be circular in shape with a diameter of 44 millimeters, and have 200 serrations along its edges, the notification said.
The obverse side of the coin will feature the Lion Capitol of Ashoka Pillar in the center, with the inscription “Satyameva Jayate” and the word “Bharat” in Devnagri script, while “India” will be displayed on the right periphery in English.
The coin will also bear the Indian Rupee symbol “₹” and the denomination “75” in international numerals below the Lion Capitol.
On the reverse side, the coin will showcase an image of the Parliament Complex. The upper periphery will feature the inscription “Sansad Bhavan” in Devnagari script, while the lower periphery will display “PARLIAMENT COMPLEX” in English.
The year “2023” will be inscribed in international numerals below the image of the Parliament Complex.
The coin will weigh approximately weigh 35 grams and contain between 49.8 per cent to 50.2 per cent silver.
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