According to the Press Release by Reserve Bank Of India on 26th March,

The Reserve Bank of India will shortly put into circulation new coins of Rs.10/- (Bi-metallic) issued by Government of India on the following theme: -

"Connectivity and Information Technology"

Shape and outside diameter

Weight

Outer ring metal composition

Centre piece metal composition

Circular
27 millimetres
(Bi-metallic)

7.71 gms
(Outer ring: 4.45 gms. and
Centrepiece: 3.26 gms.)

Aluminium Bronze

Cupro Nickel

Copper

92%

Copper

75%

Aluminium

6%

Nickel

25%

Nickel

2%




Design:


Obverse:


This face of the coin is divided into three portions with two horizontal lines. The centre portion shall bear the "Lion Capitol" of Ashoka Pillar with the legend "mel³ecesJe pe³eles" inscribed below.

The top portion contains word India in Hindi and English. The bottom portion contains the year in International Numerals.


Reverse:

In the upper periphery, the outward radiating pattern depicts growth and connectivity. In the centre, there shall be denominational value "10" in International Numerals and in Lower periphery the word RUPEES in Hindi and English.

The new Rupee Ten coin is a legal tender as provided in the Indian Coinage Act, 1906.

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    http://finmin.nic.in/the_ministry/dept_eco_affairs/currency_coinage/Comp_Design.pdf


    here is my entery to the contest..
    My simplest yet worthy “peace of art” for Indian Rupee Symbol link..

    http://mewool.wordpress.com/2009/04/21/my-simplest-yet-worthy-peace-of-art-for-indian-rupee-symbol/

    Posted on Sunday, April 26, 2009 12:37:00 AM

     
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