India 10-RUPEES (KM388)
India 10-RUPEES (KM388)

India 10-RUPEES (KM388) Bengal Tiger

This circulating coin was issued in 2010 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Reserve Bank of India.

Krause -- and others -- refer to this cat as a lion. Once upon a time there was a similar logo that did feature a lion, but this is not it.

The Reserve Bank of India replaced the lion with a Bengal Tiger, which is their national animal. Even without colour to guide you, there is no comparison between the body shape of a tiger (as seen on this coin), and a lion, as seen on the old Mohur coins.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 27 mm
  • Composition: Copper-Nickel in Aluminum-Brass ring
  • CAT#: KM388

Obverse Legend

INDIA 10 RUPEES

Reverse Legend

RESERVE BANK OF INDIA PLATINUM JUBILEE 1935-2010

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