Issue of commemorative coin on the occasion of Birth Centenary of Shri Jawaharlal Darda

MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Economic Affairs)
NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 26th April, 2022
G.S.R. 317(E).—In the 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.- (1) These rules may be called the Coinage (Issue of commemorative
coin on the occasion of Birth Centenary of Shri Jawaharlal Darda) Rules, 2022.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. Denomination of Coin.- The coin of One hundred Rupees denomination shall only be coined at the
Mint for issue under the authority of the Central Government on the occasion of “Birth Centenary of
Shri Jawaharlal Darda”.

  1. Dimension and composition of coin.- The coin of the above denomination mentioned in rule 2 shall
    conform to the following dimensions and composition, namely:-
    Denomination
    of the coin
    Shape and outside
    diameter
    Number of
    Serrations
    Metal Composition
    (1) (2) (3) (4)
    One
    Hundred
    Rupees
    Circular
    44 millimeters 200
    Quaternary Alloy
    Silver – 50 Per cent.
    Copper – 40 Per cent.
    Nickel – 05 Per cent.
    Zinc – 05 Per cent.
  2. Design.- The design of the coin shall be as specified in the First Schedule to these rules.
  3. Standard weight and remedy allowed.- The standard weight of the coin of above denomination
    coined to commemorate the occasion of Birth Centenary of Shri Jawaharlal Darda and the remedy
    allowed in making of such coin shall be as specified in the Second Schedule to these rules.
    First Schedule
    (See Rule 4)
    ONE HUNDRED RUPEES
    OBVERSE:
    The face of the coin shall bear the Lion Capitol of Ashoka Pillar in the centre with the legend “सत्यमेि
    ियते” inscribed below, flanked on the left periphery with the word “भारत” in Devnagri script and on the
    right periphery with the word “INDIA” in English. It shall also bear the Rupee symbol “₹” and
    denominational value “100” in the international numerals below the Lion Capitol.
    REVERSE:
    This face of the coin shall bear the image of Shri Jawaharlal Darda in the centre of coin. The inscription
    “श्री ििाहरलाल दडायकी िन्द्मिताब्दी” shall be written in Devanagari script on the upper periphery and the
    inscription “BIRTH CENTENARY OF SHRI JAWAHARLAL DARDA” in English on the lower
    periphery of the coin. A year “1923” and “2023” in international numerals shall be flanked respectively on
    right and left middle periphery of the coin.
    Second Schedule
    (See Rule 5)
    Denomination
    of coin
    Standard
    Weight
    Remedy Allowed
    In composition In Standard
    Weight
    (1) (2) (3) (4)
    One Hundred
    Rupees
    35 Grams 1/500th plus or minus for silver, that is
    to say the Silver content may vary
    from 498 to 502 per 1000.
    1/100th plus or minus that is to
    say the weight could be 34.65
    grams to 35.35 grams.
    [F. No. 02/08/2021-Coin]
    SHASHANK SAKSENA, Senior Economic Adviser

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