The Reserve Bank of India is soon to issue new Rs 10 and Rs 5 coins to honor the 125th year of National Archives of India. In order to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Allahabad High Court, the central bank will put new Rs 5 coins into circulation.
As per the RBI statement, the face of Rs 10 coin will bear the Lion Capitol of Ashoka Pillar in the center, with “Satyamev Jayate” inscribed below. To the left periphery will be the word “Bharat” in Devanagari script and on the right boundary with the word “INDIA” in English. It shall also bear the “₹” symbol and denominational value “10″ in the international numerals below the Lion Capitol.
The year 1891 and 2016 will be written in English on the upper and lower side of the coin. The year 1916 and 2016 in international numerals shall be written respectively on left and right top of the image.
Additionally, the face of new Rs 5 coin, will have the image of Allahabad High Court Building emerging from the book. The year 1916 and 2016 in international numerals shall be written respectively on left and right top of the image. The year 1866-2016 in English numerals shall be written at the bottom of the image, the RBI said in a release.