New Rs 5 and Rs 10 coins to be issued by RBI

The Reserve Bank of India is set to issue Rs 10 coins to commemorate the occasion of “125th year of National Archives of India” and Rs 5 coins to commemorate the occasion of “150th anniversary of Allahabad High Court” said an official release of RBI.

The face of the Rs 5 and Rs 10 coins shall also bear the Rupee symbol and denominational value “5” and “10” in the international numerals below the Lion Capitol respectively.

RBI in a statement said that the existing coins of Rs 5 and Rs 10 denomination shall also continue to be legal tender. These coins are legal tender as provided in The Coinage Act 2011. RBI will shortly put these new coins into circulation.

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