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Govt to soon put in circulation new series coins of up to Rs 20

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 7 had unveiled new series of coins of one rupee, two rupees, five rupees, ten rupees and twenty rupees, easily identifiable to the visually impaired.

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New Delhi Updated on: July 05, 2019 14:35 IST
New coins introduced
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New coins introduced

The government on Friday said it would soon make available for public use the new series coins of one, two, five, 10 and 20 rupees.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 7 had unveiled new series of coins of one rupee, two rupees, five rupees, ten rupees and twenty rupees, easily identifiable to the visually impaired.

"These new coins will be made available for public use shortly," Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in the Union Budget 2019-20 presented in Parliament.

The government has also issued new Rs 20 coins. The new coins will be introduced in open markets along with the existing coins of the same denomination.

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