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125 Years of National Archives of India
125 Years of National Archives of India

Proof Price₹3975.00 Proof Quantity
UNC Price₹3135.00UNC Quantity

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Established on 11 March 1891 at Calcutta as the Imperial Records Department, the National Archives of India is the custodian of the non-current records. It is the biggest archival repository in South East Asia. It has a vast corpus of records viz public records, private papers, oriental records, cartographic records and microfilms, which constitute an invaluable source of information for scholars/administrators and other users of archives.

It is also the nodal agency for the implementation of The Public Records Act, 1993 and the Public Records Rules, 1997 in the Ministries/Departments/Public Sector undertaking of the Central Government and Union Territories.

It is an attached office of the Ministry of Culture and has one Regional Office at Bhopal and three Records Centres at Bhubneswar, Jaipur and Puducherry.

Denomination of the coin Shape and outside diameter Number of Serrations Metal Composition
One Hundred Twenty Five Rupees Circular 44 millimeter 200 Quaternary Alloy
Silver - 50 Percent
Copper - 40 Percent
Nickel - 05 Percent
Zinc - 05 Percent
Ten Rupees Circular 27 millimeter (Bi- metallic) --- Outer Ring (Aluminium Bronze)
Copper - 92 Percent
Aluminum - 06 Percent
Nickel - 02 Percent
Center Piece
(Cupro Nickel)
Copper – 75 Percent
Nickel – 25 Percent