5 Rupees State Bank of India Stainless Steel Coin
2006 -- STATE BANK OF INDIA BICENTENNIAL YEAR COMMEMORATION ISSUE:
State Bank of India traces its ancestry, to the founding of the Bank of Calcutta, on 2nd June
1806. The Bank of Calcutta, was later renamed as the Bank of Bengal. On 27th January 1921,
the three Presidency banks (Bank of Madras, Bank of Calcutta and Bank of Bombay)
amalgamated to form the Imperial Bank of India, The Government of India nationalized the
Imperial Bank of India on 30th April 1955, and renamed it the State Bank of India. The State
Bank Group has over 16,000 branches in India and131 overseas offices spread over 32 countries.
The logo of State Bank of India is a Circle (not a Key hole) and a small man at the centre of the
Circle. Circle depicts perfection and the common man being the centre of the bank’s business.
In commemoration of the Bicentennial Year of the State Bank Of India., India issued this 5
rupees coin in 2006, for general circulation. On this occasion another coin in the denomination
of 100 rupees, was issued as proof / uncirculated specimen.
REVERSE: The reverse of this coin shows the logo of the "STATE BANK OF INDIA" in the
centre flanked on the left side with the year "1806" and on the right side with the year "2006".
The left and right upper periphery is flanked by some design works on leaves. The words
"Bharatiya State Bank" in Hindi are written on the top of the coin above the logo and the words
"STATE BANK OF INDIA" in English is written on the bottom side of the coin below the logo
of State Bank of India.
OBSERVE --. The top portion contains words “Bharat” in Hindi and "INDIA" in English, The
bottom portion shows "Rupaye" in Hindi and "RUPEES" in English.The center portion bears the
“Lion capitol” of Ashok Pillar with the legend “Satyameva Jayate” in Hindi inscribed below, the
prominent International numeral “5” indicates the denomination.
Minted at – Calcutta, Hyderabad.
Return policy : Cancellation charges may apply
Metal: Ferratic Stainless Steel
Weight: 6 Grams
Mint: Calcutta(C), Hyderabad(C)
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