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RBI to issue new ` 5, ` 10 coins soon.

THE Reserve Bank of India will soon start circulating new Rs 10 coins minted to commemorate the National Archives of India's 125th anniversary.

The central bank will also put into circulation new Rs 5 coins to celebrate 150th anniversary of Allahabad High Court.

The new Rs 10 coin will carry the image of the National Archives Building in the centre on the reverse side with the inscription ' 125 YEARS' below the image, the RBI said. It will also bear the logo of 125th anniversary celebration.

The years 1891 and 2016 in English shall be written on the upper and lower ends of the coin respectively.

The year 1916 and 2016 in international numerals shall be written respectively on left and right top of the image.

The RBI said the existing coins in this denomination shall also continue to be legal tender.

On the design of new Rs 5 coin, the RBI said the coin's face will bear an image depicting centre facade of Allahabad High Court Building emerging from the book. The year 1866- 2016 in English numerals shall be written at the bottom of the image, the RBI said in a release.

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Date:Apr 27, 2017
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