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Finance Ministry Announces Rs 75 Coin To Mark New Parliament Building

The coin marks the inauguration of the new Parliament Building, to be done by PM Narendra Modi

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The Union Ministry Of Finance on Thursday announced the minting of a special Rs 75 coin commemorating the inauguration of the new Parliament building scheduled for 28 May. As per the notification, the coin will have the inscription ‘Parliament Complex’ with the image of the new building.

It may be recalled that the inauguration ceremony for the new parliament building is scheduled to be held on 28 May and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be inaugurating the new building.

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 will have quaternary alloy consisting of 50 per cent silver, 40 per cent copper, 5 per cent nickel and 5 per cent zinc.

The design of the coin will be according to the guidelines specified in the First Schedule of the Constitution. 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 Bhavan inscribed in Devanagari script and the lower periphery will have Parliament Complex in English.

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