1) Uncirculated Coin set in the denominations of Rs.100/- and Rs.5/-:
Mumbai mint has issued Commemorative Proof and Uncirculated two-coin sets to commemorate the centenary of Civil Aviation in India.
(The following two-coins uncirculated set is from the collection of Jayant Biswas who has contributed these scans for this post):
An image of the cover of this coin album.
Reverse of the two coin set showing an aircraft landing/taking off on/from an Air-Strip.This face of the coin shows the image of the Aircraft and the numeral “100” with the words “Years” in the centre on a rectangular strip flanked by the words “Bhartiya Naagar Vimanan Shatabdi Varsh” on the upper periphery and “Civil Aviation” followed by India” below the figure “100”. The centenary years “1911-2011” is engraved at the bottom.
The obverse of the coin has the Lion Capital in the centre together with the words “Satyameva Jayate “(Truth always Prevails) which together form the emblem/Coat of Arms of India. The numeral “5” denoting the denomination of the coin is below the emblem together with the rupee symbol. On the left periphery is the word “Bharat” in Hindi and on the right periphery is the word “India” in English. Notice that since the “rupee symbol” has been placed on this coin, the words “Rupiye” in Hindi and “Rupees” in English have not been placed on this face of the coin as in earlier issues.
The specifications for these coins are:
100 Rupees :
Shape: Circular;Diameter: 44 mm; Weight: 35.00 gms;No. of serrations: 200; Composition : Quaternary Alloy (Silver:50%, Copper : 40%;Nickel:5%;Zinc:5%)
Shape: Circular; Diameter: 23 mm; Weight: 6.00 gms;No. of serrations: 100; Composition: (Copper: 75%;, Zinc :20%; Nickel: 5%)
2) Coins issued for general circulation: