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New coin 2020: 75 Years of Food & Agriculture Organization
« on: September 20, 2020, 04:34:48 AM »
Yet another surprise coin subject from the Indian government. A commemorative coin will be issued on 75 years of FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The coin will be of Rupees 75 denomination.

Coin design will show a lotus in full bloom floating on water in the centre, with ears of cereal on either side. The rising sun cut by the upper periphery shall appear above the lotus. The inscription “FAO” in English is encircled on sketch of sun. A year “2020” in international numeral shall be flanked below the picture of lotus on the coin. On bottom periphery of the coin the inscription “सही पोषण देश रोशन” in Devnagri script will be depicted.

Will the coin be issued on 16 October on World Food Day?

United Nations will also be celebrating its 75th anniversary this year in October. Will a coin be issued on the UN as well?

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Re: New coin 2020: 75 Years of Food & Agriculture Organization
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2020, 06:06:48 AM »
This appears to be a part of international programme and hence the approved design may not carry Rupee symbol.

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Re: New coin 2020: 75 Years of Food & Agriculture Organization
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2020, 07:36:01 AM »
Seems to be recycling the image of 1970s

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Re: New coin 2020: 75 Years of Food & Agriculture Organization
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2020, 07:33:25 PM »
Not having rupees symbol would be strange
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Re: New coin 2020: 75 Years of Food & Agriculture Organization
« Reply #4 on: Today at 03:44:03 AM »
The gazette notification does not say that Rupee symbol is approved in description