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RBI to issue Rs 5 coins on Acharya Tulsi birth centenary

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Reserve Bank will shortly issue Rs 5 coins to commemorate the birth centenary of Acharya Tulsi.

"The Government of has minted the above mentioned coins which the Reserve will shortly put into circulation," RBI said in a notification.

The details of design and shape of these coins have been notified already in the official gazette of December, 2013, it said.

"These coins are legal tender as provided in The Coinage Act 2011. The existing coins in this denomination shall also continue to be legal tender," it added further.

First Published: Fri, April 04 2014. 20:10 IST