Good News for Coin collectors, India Government Mint, Mumbai has made arrangements for the sale of commemorative coin sets in Proof and Uncirculated varieties released on the occasion of ‘1000 Years of Brihadeeswarar Temple’.
The denomination of the coins are 1000 rupees and 5 rupees and is available as a set at a price of Rs. 4,875,
Foreign Nationals can also buy the coin dedicated to Brihadeeswara Temple (but only in dollars).
You can make booking for this coins dedicated to Brihadeeswara Temple from 3rd July 2012 to 31st August 2012.
You can book online or using order form.
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About Brihadeeswara Temple :
The Peruvudaiyar Koyil, also known as Brihadeeswarar Temple and Rajarajeswaram, at Thanjavur in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva and a brilliant example of the major heights achieved by Cholas in Tamil architecture.
It was built in 1010 AB by Raja Raja Chola I. It remains India’s largest temple and is one of the greatest glories of Indian architecture.
The temple is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site “Great Living Chola Temples”.
The entire temple structure is made out of hard granite stones, a material sparsely available in Thanjavur area where the temple is built.