Medal department undertakes the work of preparation of Medals for the defence department and other Government Departments, Treasuries, Universities, Educational Institutions, Societies, Devasthanams, etc.
The class of work undertaken by the department are:
Gold medals are made by mint, these medals are not stuck below the standard fineness and are alloyed with silver. Private parties desirous of striking badges and medals in gold, supply the required quality of gold to the Mint.
The various fineness of gold and silver are as follows :