rbi releases new indian coins

rbi releases new indian coins

“This face of the coin shall bear the picture of “Takht Shri Harimandir Ji Patna Sahib” in the centre in Devanagari in the picture. The inscription “350TH PRAKASH UTSAV OF SRI GURU GOBIND SINGH JI” shall be written in Devanagari script on the upper periphery and in English language on the lower periphery of the coin. The year “1666” and “2016” in international numerals shall be flanked on the left and right periphery of the coin,” added the notification.
The reverse face of the coin will have a picture of ‘Takht Shri Harimandir Ji Patna Sahib’.

Rbi releases new indian coins
STORY SO FAR
Ever since the demonetisation on November 8, 2016, there has been a deluge of misinformation about new currency notes. Be it the ‘computer chip’ in the new Rs 2,000 note, or new coins of unique denominations, social media is flooded with false claims. Not a long back, there was a story doing rounds that the Narendra Modi government is planning to launch new currency notes to mark the anniversary of 2018’s note ban. Just like any other social media forward that ‘news’ also turned out to be fake. Now, another message has gone viral that the Reserve Bank of India has launched new Rs 1,000 coin.

Rbi releases new indian coins
The RBI has not stated the exact number of coins to be minted. This may be a limited edition coin.
The front face of the coin will have ‘Ashoka Pillar’ engraved on it.

CLAIM
A Rs 100 coin was released in the year 2018 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the memory of former Prime Minister Atal Vihari Vajpaee. The coin has earlier been released in the years 2010, 2011, 2014 and 2015 on other important occasions.

Rbi releases new indian coins
3. Is the one-rupee note real? Yes.
News reports about the Reserve Bank of India prepping to release new 200-rupee notes has given an opportunity to WhatsApp hoaxsters and fake news specialists to dust off old pictures and recycle them with fake messages sparking confusion among many.

References:

http://www.newsnation.in/fact-check/news/fact-check-has-reserve-bank-of-india-issued-rs-1000-coin-244954.html
http://m.economictimes.com/news/economy/policy/rbi-to-launch-rs-350-coin-all-you-want-to-know/articleshow/63475974.cms
http://www.thequint.com/news/webqoof/rbi-releases-new-125-rs-coin-1000-rupee-notes-fact-check
http://www.boomlive.in/did-rbi-issue-rs-20-rs-150-rs-100-rs-1000-coins-a-factcheck/
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_10-rupee_coin