New Delhi: Finance Ministry is set for bringing new 100 rupee coins in circulation. To this effect the Union Finance Minister had released an announcement too.
The ministry is releasing 100 5 and 10 coins to commemorate 100th birth anniversaries of Bharat Ratna awardees Late MG Ramachandran and MS Subbulaxmi .
The 100 rupee coin will have a diameter of 44 millimeters and has the Ashoka Emblem with 4 lions. Some special coins will be minted with the MGR and MS' pictures on the other side . The coin would weigh 35 grams and silver, copper nickel and zinc metals will be used in the alloy. Even some of the 10 rupee and 5 rupee coins will have pictures of the two legendary Bharat Ratnas!