MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Economic Affairs)
NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 6th March, 2019

G.S.R. 184(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (d) and clause (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.–

(1) These rules may be called the Coinage of One Rupee, Two Rupees, Five Rupees, Ten Rupees and Twenty Rupees Rules, 2019.

(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. Denomination of Coins.-

The coins of One Rupee, Two Rupees, Five Rupees, Ten Rupees and Twenty Rupees shall also be coined at the Mint for issue under the authority of the Central Government.

3. Dimension and Composition of Coins.-

The coins of the above denominations mentioned in rule 2 shall conform to the following dimensions and composition, namely:-

 

Denomination of coins Shape and outside
diameter
Number of
serrations
Metal composition
(1) (2) (3) (4)
One Rupee Circular 20 Milli-meters NIL Ferritic Stainless Steel
Containing Iron -83%,
Chromium -17%
Two Rupees Circular 23 Milli-meters 50 wider
serrations on
edge
Ferritic Stainless Steel
Containing Iron -83%,
Chromium -17%
Five Rupees Circular 25 Milli-meters NIL Nickel Brass
Copper: 75%
Zinc: 20%
Nickel: 05%
Ten Rupees Circular
27 Milli-meters
100 Serrations
on edge
OUTER RING
Nickel Brass
Copper: 75%
Zinc: 20%
Nickel: 05%
CENTRE PIECE
Nickel Silver
Copper: 65%
Zinc: 15%
Nickel: 20%
Twenty Rupees 12 Edged
(Polygon)
27 mm
NIL OUTER RING
Nickel Silver
Copper: 65%
Zinc: 15%
Nickel: 20%
CENTRE PIECE
Nickel Brass
Copper: 75%
Zinc: 20%
Nickel: 05%

4. Design.-

The design of the coins shall be as specified in the First Schedule to these rules.

5. Standard Weight and Remedy allowed.-

The standard weight of the coins of the above denomination and the remedy allowed in making of such coins shall be as specified in the Second Schedule to these rules.

FIRST SCHEDULE

(See rule 4)

(a) ONE RUPEE:

(i) OBVERSE:

The face of the coin shall bear the Lion Capitol of Ashoka Pillar with the legend “satyamev jayateinscribed below, flanked on the left periphery with the word “ Bharat in Hindi and on the right periphery with the word “INDIA” in English.

(ii) REVERSE:

The face of the coin shall bear denominational value “1” in the international numerals. The Rupee symbol “Rs” shall be shown above the denominational value. The design of grains depicting the agricultural dominance of the country is flanked on the left periphery of the coin. The top right and bottom right peripheries shall bear the word “ One Rupay” in Hindi and “ONE RUPEE” in English. The year of minting in international numerals shall be shown on centre of left periphery of the coin.

(b) TWO RUPEES:

(iii) OBVERSE:

The face of the coin shall bear the Lion Capitol of Ashoka Pillar with the legend “satyamev jayate inscribed below, flanked on the left periphery with the word “Bharat in Hindi and on the right periphery with the word “INDIA” in English.

(iv) REVERSE:

The face of the coin shall bear denominational value “2” in the international numerals. The Rupee symbol “Rs.” shall be shown above the denominational value. The design of grains depicting the agricultural dominance of the country is flanked on the left periphery of the coin. The top right and bottom right peripheries shall bear the word “DO Rupye” in Hindi and “TWO RUPEES” in English. The year of minting in international numerals shall be shown on centre of left periphery of the coin.

(c) FIVE RUPEES:

(v) OBVERSE:

The face of the coin shall bear the Lion Capitol of Ashoka Pillar with the legend “satyamev jayate inscribed below, flanked on the left periphery with the word “Bharat in Hindi and on the right periphery with the word “INDIA” in English.

(vi) REVERSE:

The face of the coin shall bear denominational value “5” in the international numerals. The Rupee symbol “Rs” shall be shown above the denominational value. The design of grains depicting the agricultural dominance of the country is flanked on the left periphery of the coin. The top right and bottom right peripheries shall bear the word “ Panch Rupyein Hindi and “FIVE RUPEES” in English. The year of minting in international numerals shall be shown on centre of left periphery of the coin.

(d) TEN RUPEES:

(vii) OBVERSE:

The face of the coin shall bear the Lion Capitol of Ashoka Pillar with the legend “satyamev jayate” inscribed below, flanked on the left periphery with the word “Bharat” in Hindi and on the right periphery with the word “INDIA” in English.

(viii) REVERSE:

The face of the coin shall bear denominational value “10” in the international numerals. The Rupee symbol “Rs.” shall be shown above the denominational value. The design of grains depicting the agricultural dominance of the country is flanked on the left periphery of the coin. The top right and bottom right peripheries shall bear the word “ Das Rupyein Hindi and “TEN RUPEES” in English. The year of minting in international numerals shall be shown on centre of left periphery of the coin.

(e) TWENTY RUPEES:

(ix) OBVERSE:

The face of the coin shall bear the Lion Capitol of Ashoka Pillar with the legend “satyamev jayate” inscribed below, flanked on the left periphery with the word “Bharat” in Hindi and on the right periphery with the word “INDIA” in English.

(x) REVERSE:

The face of the coin shall bear denominational value “20” in the international numerals. The Rupee symbol “Rs” shall be shown above the denominational value. The design of grains depicting the agricultural dominance of the country is flanked on the left periphery of the coin. The top right and bottom right peripheries shall bear the word “Bees Rupyein Hindi and “TWENTY RUPEES” in English. The year of minting in international numerals shall be shown on centre of left periphery of the coin.

SECOND SCHEDULE
(
See rule 5)

Denomination
of coin
Standard
weight
Remedy allowed in composition Remedy allowed in standard weight
(1) (2) (3) (4)
One Rupee 3.09 grams 1/100th plus or minus for Chromium, that is to say, Chromium content could vary between 16% to 18%. 1/25th plus or minus, that is to say, the weight could vary from 2.97 grams to 3.21 grams
Two Rupees 4.07 grams 1/100th plus or minus for

Chromium, that is to say, Chromium content could vary between 16% to 18%.

1/25th plus or minus, that is to say, the weight could vary from 3.91 grams to 4.23 grams
Five Rupees 6.74 grams 1/100th plus or minus for Copper and Zinc , that is to say, Copper content could vary from 74% to 76% and Zinc content from 19% to 21% and 1/200th plus or minus for Nickel, that is to say Nickel content could vary from 4.5% to 5.5%. 1/40th plus or minus, that is to say, the weight could vary from 6.57 grams to 6.91grams
Ten Rupees 7.74 grams Outer Ring (Nickel Brass): 1/100th plus or minus both for Copper and Zinc, that is to say, Copper content could vary from 74% to 76% and Zinc content from 19% to 21% and 1/200th plus or minus for Nickel, that is to say Nickel content could vary from 4.5% to 5.5%.

Centre Piece (Nickel Silver):

1/100th plus or minus both for Copper and Zinc , that is to say, Copper content could vary from 64% to 66% and Zinc content from 14% to 16% and 1/100th plus or minus for Nickel, that is to say Nickel content could vary from 19% to 21%.

1/40th plus or minus, that is to say, the weight could vary from 7.55 grams to 7.93 grams
Twenty Rupees 8.54 grams Outer Ring (Nickel Silver):

1/100th plus    or   minus  for    both Copper and Zinc , that is to say, Copper content could vary from 64% to 66% and Zinc content from 14% to 16% and   1/100th   plus or minus for Nickel, that is to say Nickel content could vary from 19% to 21%.

Centre Piece (Nickel Brass ):

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

1/40th plus or minus, that is to say, the weight could vary from 8.33 grams to 8.75 grams

[F. No. 05/03/2018-Coin]
PRASHANT GOYAL, Jt. Secy.

 

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