When RBI issued special coins of Rs 1000, Rs 150, Rs 125, Rs 100, Rs 75, Rs 60

When RBI issued special coins of Rs 1000, Rs 150, Rs 125, Rs 100, Rs 75, Rs 60

When RBI issued special coins of Rs 1000, Rs 150, Rs 125, Rs 100, Rs 75, Rs 60 : To celebrate and commemorate special occasions like the birth anniversary of some eminent personality or silver jubilee or golden jubilee or platinum jubilee, Reserve Bank of India on behalf of Government of India issue some special coins.

Special Coins by Indian Government:

Special Coin of ₹1000

Indian Rupee Special Coin of ₹1000 - Mythgyaan
Source: Numista

IN THE YEAR 2010To celebrate and commemorate 1000 years of Brihadeeswarar Temple located in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

A special ₹5 coin was also issued along with ₹1000 coin.

Special Coins of ₹150

Indian Rupee Special Coins of ₹150 - Mythgyaan
Source: Numista
  1. IN THE YEAR 2010: To commemorate Income Tax – 150 years of Building India. This coin has a portrait of Chanakya. 
  2. IN THE YEAR 2011: To celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore. He was the man who wrote national anthem of India. He was awarded Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913.
  3. IN THE YEAR 2011: To commemorate the 150th year of CAG of India (Comptroller and Auditor General of India). 
  4. IN THE YEAR 2011: To commemorate the 150th year of Madan Mohan Malaviya also addressed as ‘Mahamana”. He is the founder of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) at Varanasi in 1916.
  5. IN THE YEAR 2012To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Motilal Nehru (father of India’s first Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru).
  6. IN THE YEAR 2013To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.
  7. IN THE YEAR 2016: To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai. He was popularly known as Punjab Kesari.
  8. IN THE YEAR 2016: To commemorate the 150th anniversary of Allahabad High Court
  9. IN THE YEAR 2017: To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Shrimad Rajchandra. He was a Jain poet, philosopher, scholar and reformer and was a prodigy. He performed Avdhan, a memory retention and recollection test that gained him popularity.

Special Coins of ₹125

Special Coins of ₹125
Source: Numista
  1. IN THE YEAR 2014: To celebrate the 125th birth anniversary of Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru (India’s first Prime Minister).
  2. IN THE YEAR 2015: To commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of former President Dr Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan (along with ₹10 coin).
  3. IN THE YEAR 2015: To commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Dr BR Ambedkar (along with ₹10 coin).
  4. IN THE YEAR 2016: To celebrate 125th Anniversary National Archives of India.

Special Coins of ₹100

Special Coins of ₹100
Source: Numista
  1. IN THE YEAR 1980: To commemorate Rural Women’s Advancement.
  2. IN THE YEAR 1981: To commemorate International Year of the Child – Piedfort.
  3. IN THE YEAR 1981: To commemorate FAO – World Food Day.
  4. IN THE YEAR 1981: To commemorate International Year of the Child.
  5. IN THE YEAR 1982: To commemorate IX Asian Games.
  6. IN THE YEAR 1982: To commemorate National Integration.
  7. IN THE YEAR 1985: To commemorate Golden Jubilee (50 Years) of Reserve Bank of India.
  8. IN THE YEAR 1985: To commemorate Death of Indira Gandhi (former Indian Prime Minister).
  9. IN THE YEAR 1985: To celebrate International Youth Year.
  10. IN THE YEAR 1986: To commemorate Fisheries (Development Oriented).
  11. IN THE YEAR 1987: To commemorate Small Farmers (Development Oriented).
  12. IN THE YEAR 1989: To celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru.
  13. IN THE YEAR 1993: To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Quit India Movement – British Forces Withdrawal.
  14. IN THE YEAR 1994: To commemorate the 75th Anniversary of International Labour Organisation.
  15. IN THE YEAR 1996: To celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (also known as “Iron Man of India”).
  16. IN THE YEAR 1997: To commemorate the Birth centenary (100 years) of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
  17. IN THE YEAR 1998: To commemorate Sri Aurobindo. He was an Indian philosopher, yogi, guru, poet, and nationalist.
  18. IN THE YEAR 1999: To commemorate Chhatrapati Shivaji.
  19. IN THE YEAR 2001: To commemorate Saint Dnyaneshwar.
  20. IN THE YEAR 2001: To celebrate the 2600th Birth Anniversary of Bhagwan Mahavir Janma Kalyanak (24th Tirthankara of Jainism).
  21. IN THE YEAR 2002: To commemorate Sant Tukaram.
  22. IN THE YEAR 2003: To celebrate 100th Birth Anniversary of Kumarasami Kamaraj. He was known as the “Kingmaker” in Indian politics during the 1960s.
  23. IN THE YEAR 2003: To commemorate Maharana Pratap.
  24. IN THE YEAR 2003: To commemorate Veer Durgadass.
  25. IN THE YEAR 2003: To celebrate 150 years of Indian Railways.
  26. IN THE YEAR 2004: To celebrate 150 years of Telecommunications.
  27. IN THE YEAR 2004: To celebrate the 100th Birth Anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri. He was the 2nd Prime Minister of India.
  28. IN THE YEAR 2004: To celebrate 150 Years of India Post.
  29. IN THE YEAR 2005: To celebrate 75 Years of Dandi March.
  30. IN THE YEAR 2006: To commemorate Mahatma Basaveshwar.
  31. IN THE YEAR 2006: To celebrate 200 Years of State Bank of India.
  32. IN THE YEAR 2006: To commemorate Jagat Guru Shree Narayan Gurudev.
  33. IN THE YEAR 2007: To commemorate Platinum Jubilee (75 Years) of Indian Air Force.
  34. IN THE YEAR 2007: To celebrate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak.
  35. IN THE YEAR 2007: To commemorate the 150th Anniversary of First War of Independence.
  36. IN THE YEAR 2007: To celebrate Birth centenary (100 years) of Shaheed Bhagat Singh.
  37. IN THE YEAR 2008: To commemorate Tercentenary (300 years) of Gur-ta-Gaddi of Shri Guru Granth Sahib.
  38. IN THE YEAR 2009: To commemorate 200th Birth Anniversary of Louis Braille (1809 – 2009).
  39. IN THE YEAR 2009: To commemorate Birth centenary (100 years) of Homi Bhabha.
  40. IN THE YEAR 2009: To commemorate Birth centenary (100 years) of Saint Alponsa.
  41. IN THE YEAR 2009: To commemorate Birth centenary (100 years) of Perarignar Anna.
  42. IN THE YEAR 2009: To celebrate 60 years of Commonwealth.
  43. IN THE YEAR 2009: To celebrate the 125th Birth Anniversary of Dr Rajendra Prasad. He was the first President of India.
  44. IN THE YEAR 2010: To celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of Mother Teresa.
  45. IN THE YEAR 2010: To celebrate 19th Commonwealth Games which were held in India.
  46. IN THE YEAR 2010: To celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Chidambaram Subramaniam (the man behind Indian Green Revolution).
  47. IN THE YEAR 2011: To celebrate 100 years of Civil Aviation of India.
  48. IN THE YEAR 2011: To celebrate 100 years of Indian Council of Medical Research.
  49. IN THE YEAR 2013: To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Kuka Movement.
  50. IN THE YEAR 2014: To mark the 100th anniversary of Komagata Maru Incident.
  51. IN THE YEAR 2015: To celebrate the 175th Birth Anniversary of Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata.
  52. IN THE YEAR 2015: To celebrate the 475th Birth Anniversary of Maharana Pratap.
  53. IN THE YEAR 2015: To commemorate Birth Centenary (100 years) of Begum Akhtar.
  54. IN THE YEAR 2015: To celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of Rani Gaidinliu.
  55. IN THE YEAR 2015: To commemorate the 100th birth anniversary of Swami Chinmayananda.
  56. IN THE YEAR 2015: To commemorate 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi’s Return from South Africa.
  57. IN THE YEAR 2015: To commemorate International Yoga Day.
  58. IN THE YEAR 2016: To celebrate 100 years of Banaras Hindu University.
  59. IN THE YEAR 2016: To celebrate Birth Centenary of Biju Patnaik.
  60. IN THE YEAR 2016: To celebrate 100 years of University of Mysore.

Special Coins of ₹75

Special Coins of ₹75
Source: Numista

IN THE YEAR 2010: To commemorate the 75th anniversary of Reserve Bank of India.

Special Coins of ₹60

Special Coins of ₹60
Source: Numista
  1. IN THE YEAR 2012: To commemorate 60 years of Kolkata mint of Indian Government.
  2. IN THE YEAR 2014: To commemorate 60 Years of Coir Board of India

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