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60 years of the Parliament of India, Rules, 2012

Published vide Notification New Delhi, the 9th May, 2012

G.S.R. 350(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by clauses (d) and (e) of sub-section (2) of section 24 of the Coinage Act, 2011, (11 of 2011), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely: -

1. Short title and commencement.—These rules may be called the coinage of Ten Rupees and Five Rupees coins to commemorate the occasion of"60 years of the Parliament of India, Rules, 2012"— They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2.(a) The coins of the following denominations shall be coined at the Mint for issue under the authority of the Central Government to commemorate the occasion of"60 Years of the Parliament of India", namely:-

(i) Ten Rupees;

(ii) Five Rupees;

(b) the coins of the above denominations shall conform to the following dimensions, designs and composition, namely:-

Denomination of the coin

Shape and outside diameter

Number of Serrations

Metal Composition

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

Ten Rupees

Circular 27 millimeters (Bi-metallic)

-

Outer Ring

(Aluminium Bronze)

Copper – 92%

Aluminium – 6%

Nickel – 2%

Center Piece

(Cupro Nickel)

Copper – 75%

Nickel - 25%

Five Rupees

Circular 23 millimeters

100

Nickel Brass

Copper - 75%

Zinc - 20%

Nickel - 5%

Design

1. Ten Rupees

Obverse

The face of the coin shall bear the Lion Capitol of Ashoka Pillar in the centre with the legend^^lR;eso t;rs**inscribed below, flanked on the left periphery with the word^^Hkkjr**in Devnagri script and on the right periphery flanked with the word "INDIA" in English. It shall also bear the Rupee symbol "?" and denominational value "10" in International Numerals below the Lion Capitol.

Reverse

The face of the coin shall bear the image of the Parliament House in the centre, with inscription^^Hkkjr dh llan ds 60 o"kZ**in Devnagri script on the upper periphery and"60 Years of the Parliament of India"in English on the lower periphery. The year "1952-2012" shall be inscribed above the image of the Parliament House.

2. Five Rupees

Obverse

The face of the coin shall bear the Lion Capitol of Ashoka Pillar in the centre with the legend^^lR;eso t;rs**inscribed below, flanked on the left periphery with the word^^Hkkjr**in Devnagri script and on the right periphery flanked with the word "INDIA" in English. It shall also bear the Rupee symbol "?" and denominational value "5" in International Numerals below the Lion Capitol.

Reverse

The face of the coin shall bear the image of the Parliament House in the centre, with inscription^^Hkkjr dh llan ds 60 o"kZ**in Devnagri script on the upper periphery and"60 Years of the Parliament of India"in English on the lower periphery. The year "1952-2012" shall be inscribed above the image of the Parliament House.

3. Standard weight and remedy allowed—- The Standard weight of the coins of the following denominations, coined to commemorate the occasion of "60 years of the Parliament of India", under the provisions of section 4 of the Coinage Act, 2011, (11 of 2011) and the remedy allowed in making of such coins shall be as specified in the following Table, namely: -

Table

Denomination of the coin

Standard Weight

Remedy Allowed

In Composition

In Standard Weight

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

Ten Rupees

7.71 Grams (Outer Ring 4.45 gms and centre piece 3.26 gms).

Outer Ring - (Aluminium Bronze)

Aluminium - 5.5% to 6%, Nickel - 1.75% to 2% and remainder are Copper.

Centre Piece - (Cupro Nickel) Plus or minus 1% for both Copper and Nickel that is to say, the Copper may vary from 74% to 76% and Nickel from 24% to 26%.

Plus or minus 2.5% that is to say, the weight could vary from 7.52 grams to 7.90 grams.

Five Rupees

6 Grams

1/100thplus or minus for Copper and Zinc, that is to say, Copper could vary from 74% to 76% and Zinc from 19% to 21% and 1/200thplus or minus for Nickel that is to say Nickel could vary from 4.5% to 5.5%.

1/40thplus or minus that is to say, the weight could vary from 5.85 grams to 6.15 grams.