Marking India's G20 Presidency, India to release two commemorative coinstext_fields
New Delhi: To commemorate India's G20 presidency, the government will issue two commemorative coins, each worth Rs. 100 and Rs. 75. The commemorative Rs 100 coin will feature the Lion Capitol of Ashoka Pillar in the centre and the legend Satyamev Jayate in Devnagari on its obverse side, according to a gazette notification published on July 24.
Additionally, it will have the words "Bharat" in Devnagari script on the left periphery and "India" in English on the right.
The reverse side of the coin will have the design of the logo of India's G20 Presidency in the centre and Vasudhev Kutumbkam will be written in Devnagari script on the upper periphery of the coin and the inscription 'One Earth, One Family, One Future' in English will be written on the lower periphery of the coin, as per the notification.
These features will also be there on the Rs 75 coin.
The standard weight of both coins would be 35 grams each and they will be 44 millimetres in diameter.
India's presidency of the G20 is from December 1, 2022, to November 30, 2023. The G20 is an inter-governmental forum of the world's major developed and developing economies.
Under India's presidency, the leaders' summit is scheduled to be held on September 9 and 10.
Commemorative coins are typically issued by the government to mark a special occasion.
With PTI inputs