A special Rs 75 coin will be launched to commemorate the inauguration of the new parliament building, the Ministry of Finance said on Thursday. The coin will have the inscription ‘Parliament Complex’ with the image of the new building. As per the notification, the coin will be circular in shape with a 44 millimeters diameter and 200 serrations along the edges. The metallic composition of the coin will have quaternary alloy consisting of 50% silver, 40% copper, 5% nickel and 5% zinc. One side of the coin will feature the Lion Capital of the Ashoka Pillar, with the words "Satyamev Jayate" below it. The word "Bharat" will be written in Devanagari script on the left side, and the word "India" in English on the right.
The coin will also have the rupee symbol and the denomination value of 75 in international numerals written below the Lion Capital. The other side of the coin will show an image of the parliament complex. The words "Sansad Sankul" will be written in Devanagari script on the upper periphery and "Parliament Complex" in English on the lower periphery. The inauguration ceremony is scheduled to be held on May 28 and as per details, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the new building.
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