New ₹75 Coin

The Union Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, announced today that the government will issue a ₹75 commemorative coin on the occasion of the inauguration of the new Parliament Building.

The coin will be made of silver and will have a diameter of 44 millimeters. It will weigh 35 grams and will have a face value of ₹75. The coin will be issued under the authority of the Central Government.

The announcement was made in a gazette notification issued by the Ministry of Finance. The notification said that the coin would be issued “to commemorate the 75th anniversary of India’s independence.” It said that the coin would be “a symbol of India’s progress and prosperity.”

The new Parliament Building is being built at a cost of ₹29,790 crore. It is expected to be completed by August 2024. The building will have a total floor area of 64,500 square meters. It will have a capacity to accommodate 800 members of Parliament.

The inauguration of the new Parliament Building is a major event in India’s history. It is a symbol of the country’s progress and prosperity. The ₹75 commemorative coin is a way to mark this important occasion.

Here are some additional details about the coin:

  • The coin will be made of 50% silver, 40% copper, 5% nickel, and 5% zinc.
  • It will have a diameter of 44 millimeters and a weight of 35 grams.
  • The face value of the coin will be ₹75.
  • The coin will be issued under the authority of the Central Government.

The coin will be available for purchase from the Government Mints. The exact date of the sale has not yet been announced.

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