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  • 10 Rupees 2019-2022, KM# 514, India, Republic
  • 10 Rupees 2019-2022, KM# 514, India, Republic

Depicts the State Emblem of India with Satyameva Jayate below surrounded by the country name.

The State Emblem of India is an adaptation of the Lion Capital of Ashoka at Sarnath, preserved in the Sarnath Museum near Varanasi, India. A representation of Lion Capital of Ashoka was officially adopted on 26 January 1950, the day that India became a republic.

The actual Sarnath capital features four Asiatic lions standing back to back, symbolizing power, courage, confidence and pride, mounted on a circular base. At the bottom is a horse and a bull, and at its centre is a wheel (Dharma Chakra). The abacus is girded with a frieze of sculptures in high relief of The Lion of the North, The Horse of the West, The Bull of the South and The Elephant of the East, separated by intervening wheels, over a lotus in full bloom, exemplifying the fountainhead of life and creative inspiration.

"Satyameva Jayate" (Sanskrit: सत्यमेव जयते satyam-eva jayate; lit. "Truth alone triumphs.") is a part of a mantra from the ancient Indian scripture Mundaka Upanishad. Following the independence of India, it was adopted as the national motto. It is inscribed in script at the base of the Lion Capital of Ashoka and forms an integral part of the national emblem. The emblem and the words "Satyameva Jayate" are inscribed on one side of all Indian currency.

भारत INDIA
सत्यमेव जयते


Depicts the numerical denomination, with the Rupee symbol positioned above it. On the left edge of the coin, there will be a grain design, symbolizing the country's agricultural prominence. The year of the issue and the mintmark (if any) on the left.

The Indian rupee sign (sign: ₹) is the currency symbol for the Indian rupee, the official currency of India. Designed by Udaya Kumar, it was presented to the public by the Government of India on 15 July 2010, following its selection through an "open" competition among Indian residents. The design is based on the Devanagari letter "र" (ra) with a double horizontal line at the top.


TEN RUPEES दस रुपये

Material Bi-Metallic
Ring Nickel Brass
Center Cupronickel
Weight 7.74 g
Diameter 27 mm
Thickness -
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Bombay Mint (♦)
Calcutta Mint (no mintmark)
Hyderabad Mint (★)
Noida Mint (●)

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