India may soon issue Rs 1000 Gold coin and Rs 500 Silver coin to commemorate ICC World Cup 2019. This will be the first Gold coin to be released in the history of Republic India Coinage.
The Rs 1000 Gold Coin is said to be around 18 mm and will be issued in Red Velvet Box whereas Rs 500 Silver Coin will be of standard 44 mm and will be issued in Blue Velvet Box. The coins will be issued by Mumbai Mint.
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is the 12th edition tournament of the Cricket World Cup, scheduled to be hosted by England and Wales, from 30 May to 14 July 2019. India has won two tournament cups in 1983 and 2011.