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India 5 Rupees (2002)

Item Code: IN-88A

Obverse: National Emblem of India - Lion Capital of Asoka (Ashoka column), sculpted from sandstone, preserved
at Sarnath Museum which was originally erected around 250 BCE atop an Ashoka Pillar at Sarnath; The wheel
"Ashoka Chakra" on it's base is a centerpiece of National Flag of India; "Satyameva Jayate" National Motto of India*
is inscribed under it; Mohendas Karamchand "Mahatma" Gandhi (2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948).
Reverse: Farmer ploughing with a tractor while sun is rising. Watermark: Mahatma Gandhi.
Signature: Bimal Jalan (Governor, 22nd November 1997 to 6th September 2003). Printer: Security Printing
and Minting Corporation of India Limited (SPMCIL).

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Dimensions: 117 x 63 mm

Texts: Reserve Bank of India; Guaranteed by the Central Government; I promise to pay the bearer
the sum of Five Rupees.


Remarks: "Satyameva Jayate" (Sanskrit: "Truth Alone Triumphs") is the national motto of India.
It is inscribed in Devanagari script at the base of the national emblem.

Printing of notes in Rs.5 denomination has been discontinued, however, Reserve Bank of India has decided
to reintroduce these notes so as to meet the gap between the demand and supply of coins in this denomination.

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