Commemorative coin: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

India releases commemorative coin to mark 75th anniversary of Food and Agriculture Organization

On October 16, 2020, PM Modi will release a commemorative coin of Rs 75 denomination to mark the 75th anniversary of United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. The Prime Minister will also dedicate 17 bio-fortified varieties of eight crops. Highlights The launch of commemorative coin will mark the highest priority given by the Government of ..

PM Modi: Rs 100 Commemorative Coin in honour of Vijaya Raje Scindia

On October 12, 2020, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to release a commemorative coin of 100 rupees in honour of Vijaya Raje Scindia. Vijaya Raje Scindia is also known as Rajmata of Gwalior. The coin is being released to celebrate the birth centenary of Vijaya Raje Scindia. She was one of the Founder members ..

UK issues new ‘black hole’ coin in honour of Stephen Hawking

The UK’s Royal Mint has recently issued a new commemorative 50 pence coin inspired by the late legendary British physicist Stephen Hawking’s seminal work on black holes. The coin was designed by British engraver and printmaker Edwina Ellis. The purpose of the commemorative coin is to celebrate the life and “ground-breaking” achievements of Hawking, who ..