RBI to issue Rs 10 denomination coin

Friday, Jul 18, 2014,16:01 IST By metrovaartha A A A

The Reserve Bank (RBI) will soon put to circulation Rs 10 denominated coins on the occasion of diamond jubilee of Coin Board.    ‘The government has minted the above mentioned coins which the RBI will shortly put into circulation,’ an RBI release said.    RBI said the details regarding design, shape of these coins have been notified in the gazette of government of India, dated February 20, 2014.    ‘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,’ RBI added.