New Delhi, Dec 24: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday unveiled the Rs 100 commemorative coin in honour of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away this year.
The coin has the Emblem of India on the front face.
The words Satyamev Jayate are inscribed below the Lion Capital of Ashoka Pillar in Devanagri script.
The coin also features ‘Bharat’ in Devanagri and ‘India’ in Roman script.
BJP president Amit Shah, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, veteran BJP leader and Vajpayee’s contemporary LK Advani and others attended the release event.
The coin was released a day before Vajpayee’s 94th birth anniversary which falls on December 25.