Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore 150th Birth Anniversary (1861-2011) Five Rupees Nickel - Brass Coin

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Specifications

Weight: 6.00 Grams
Metal: Nickel-Brass
Diameter: 23 mm
Shape: Circular
Number of Serrations: 100
Metal Composition: Nickel – Brass (Copper - 75%, Zinc - 20%, Nickel - 5%)
Mint: Noida Mint
Mint Mark: Dot Mark
Remark: English and Hindi

Obverse: Asoka Lion pedestal, denomination below
Lettering: भारत INDIA, सत्यमेव जयते, रूपये 5 RUPEES
Reverse: Rabindranath Tagore bust facing
Lettering: रबीन्द्रनाथ टैगोर RABINDRANATH TAGORE, 1861 – 2011, 150वीं जयंती 150 BIRTH ANNIVERSARY
Edge: Reeded
Year: 2010
 
History

Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore was born in Kolkata on 7th May, 1861. He was a poet, dramatist, composer, artist and philosopher. In 1913, he was awarded the prestigious Nobel Prize in literature, for his works the 'Gitanjali'. India’s national anthem, 'Jana Gana Mana…'. was written by him. He founded the famous 'Visva-Bharati' University. He passed away on 9th August, 1941. On the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, India issued this 5 rupees commemorative coin on 9th May, 2010, for general circulation.

Specifications released to press by India Government Mint, Kolkata: 

Release Function: Then Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee released this special Commemorative Coin on Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore at Rabindra Pranati- a tribute to mark the beginning of the 150th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Rabindranath Tagore, in New Delhi on May 9, 2010.

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