"The Reserve Bank will shortly put in circulation Rs 10 coins minted by the government to commemorate birth centenary of Swami Chinmayananda", RBI said in a release. The reverse of the coin will bear the portrait of Swami Chinmayananda in the centre.
It will also have an inscription in Devnagri and English script on upper and lower periphery depicting "Birth Centenary of Swami Chinmayananda". The year '2015' shall be written below the portrait in international numerals.
The obverse will bear the Lion Capital of Ashoka Pillar in the centre, rupee symbol and denominational value "10". The coins to be circulated would be legal tender including the existing ones.