The specifications of this coin are as under:
Shape: Circular; Diameter/size: 23 mm; No. of serrations: 100; Weight: gms.; Metal composition: Nickel Brass (copper: 75%, zinc: 20%, nickel: 5 %).
(The above circulating coin has been given for my collection by Krishna Tonpe)
The Obverse of the Rs. 20/- coin.
The Reverse of the Rs. 20/- coin.
The Obverse of the Rs. 5/- coin
On the top centre is the Lion Capitol of Emperor Ashoka which is the emblem of the Government of India. The words “Satyameva Jayate” (coined by Mahamana Madan Mohan Malaviya – meaning “Truth Always Prevails”). On the left periphery is mentioned “Bharat” in Hindi and on the right periphery is mentioned “India” in English. Below the Lion Capitol, on the bottom of the coin is mentioned the denomination of the coin “5”, preceded by the rupee symbol.
The Reverse of the Rs. 5/- coin
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