On the 75th anniversary of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a commemorative coin of ₹75 to mark the special occasion.
The ₹75 coins will stand as an ode to the long-standing relations between India and the UN agency.
Earlier this week on October 12th, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also released a commemorative coin of ₹100 denomination to celebrate the Birth Centenary of Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia through video conference.
However, The commemorative coins are not issued in general circulation but citizens can get them if they want. The first modern commemorative coin in India was issued in 1964 to commemorate India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru's birth anniversary.