2 Rupees 8TH World Tamil Conference Saint Tiruvalluvar
1995 – 8TH WORLD TAMIL CONFERENCE ( SAINT THIRUVALLUVAR )
The International Association of Tamil Research (IATR) was founded
in 1964. The IATR has been organizing conferences and seminars of Tamil studies at an interval
of 4 years in countries like India,Sri Lanka, France,Maldives, Mauritius and Malaysia which has
a sizable Tamil speaking population.
To commemorate the 8th international conference seminar on Tamil studies, held at Thanjuvar
(Tamil Nadu) from 1st to 5th January 1995, India issued this 2 rupee commemorative coin. The
other coins issued for general circulation, were in the denomination of 1 rupee in FSS and 5
rupees in cupro nickel.
REVERSE:- The reverse of this coin shows the saint poet THIRUVALLUVARseated on a low
stool in a writing position with the inscription “1995” -- the year of issue, “8TH WORLD
TAMIL CONFERENCE” in English, “SAINT THIRUVALLUVAR” in both English and Hindi,
“8 ViswaTamil Sammelan” in Hindi.
OBSERVE -- The obverse of this coin shows the Ashokan lion;Satyameva Jayate; in Hindi and
the value ‘2’ in International numerals under it . In English "INDIA" and "RUPEES” appear on
the right periphery and in Hindi "Bharat" and "Rupaye" appear on the left.
MINTED AT – BOMBAY
Return policy : Cancellation charges may apply
Weight: 6 Grams
Size: 26 mm
Shape: Eleven Sided
Mint: Bombay (S)
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