New Rs 100 coin to be issued to mark MGR’s birth centenary

The ministry of Finance on Monday reportedly revealed that Rs 100 coins will be soon circulated in India to mark late Chief Minister’s birth centenary. The ministry will also issue new Rs 10 coins to remember the legendary singer MS Subbulakshmi.

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The Rs 100 coin will reportedly have MG Ramachandran’s portrait on one side, and the lion capital of Ashoka pillar will be on the other side.

Weight:

Ra 100 coin – 35 grams
New Rs 10 coin – 7.7 grams
New Rs 5 coin: 6 grams

Metal of new Rs 100 coin:
Silver – 50%, copper – 40%, nickel – 5% and zinc – 5%

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