The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has proclaimed to release a new Rs 350 coin soon in order to commemorate the 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh.
The new Rs 350 coin will be made up of Quaternary Alloy- Silver (50%), Copper (40%) Nickel (5%) and Zinc (5%).
The new Rs 350 coin circumference will be 44 millimeters with Ashoka Pillar engraved on the front face of the coin.
The new Rs 350 coin’s weight would be in between 34.65 Grams to 35.35 Grams and also the limited number of coins will be minted as no exact numbers have been disclosed by the RBI.
According to the RBI notification, the on the front face of the coin there will be a lion capital of Ashoka Pillar in the centre with the legend Satyamev Jayate inscribed below, on the left corner there will see the word Bharat inscribed in Devanagari script and on the right corner word India in English.
According to the RBI notification also added that the coin will also bear the symbol of Rupee and denominational value of Rs 350 in international Numerals right below the Lion Capital.
At the back of the Rs 350 coin, the picture of Takht Shri Harimandir Ji Patna Sahib will be engraved and “350th Prakash Utsav of Guru Govind Singh” will be written in Devanagari style on the upper part of the coin and in English on the lower part of the coin.
The years “1666” and “2016” in international numerals shall be scribed on both the left & right fringes of the new Rs 350 coin.