|New Ferritic Stainless Steel Coins of Rs. 2 denomination with the theme " NRITYA MUDRA" |
Reserve Bank of India will shortly put into circulation new Ferritic Stainless
Steel Coins of Rs. 2 with the theme ' NRITYA MUDRA '.
coins shall conform to the following dimensions, designs and compositions, namely
of the coin
– Iron – 83%
: 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.
top portion contains word ' Yeejle
' in Hindi and 'INDIA' in English. The bottom portion contains the Year in International
: This face of the coin contains visuals showing one of the ' Mudras ' of India's
most famous classical dance 'Bharat Natyam', in centre right periphery and in
centre left periphery denomination value '2' in International numerals, below
that the word '©He³es' in Hindi
and the word ' RUPEES ' in English.
coin is a legal tender as provided in the Coinage Act, 1906. The existing Two
Rupees Coins in circulation shall also continue to be legal tender.
Release : 2007-2008/187