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Old Currency Notes in India and their Types


Here’s a quick snapshot of the various types of Indian banknotes with a few examples. Refer this presentation to explore new varieties and build an impressive collection. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Old Currency Notes in India and their Types

Old Currency Notes in India and their Types
  • Indian banknotes share a lot of insights about
    our countrys history which is why collectors and
    notaphilists are always looking for rare notes of
  • Currency notes in India can be classified into
    four categories namely, Early bank Notes, British
    India notes, Princely State issues, Indian notes
    issued during the Colonial period and Republic
    India notes.

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  • Early notes of India can be further classified
    based on the Presidencies which released them,
    namely Bombay, Madras and Bengal.
  • This 20 Rupees Bengal Presidency Uniface note was
    made of handmade white paper and features an oval
    vignette of personified Ganga on the left and an
    oval vignette of mahout on an elephant on the
    right. The obverse features red designs on a
    black background while the watermark depicts
    Ashokan Pillar on the left.

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  • British India notes can be further classified as
    Portrait Note of Queen Victoria, Uniface Note of
    Government of India, King George V issues and
    notes of King George VI.
  • Heres a 50 rupees uniface note issued for the
    Calcutta circle featuring a portrait of Queen
    Victoria. The watermark features the text
    GOVERNMENT OF INDIA in bold letters

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  • Osmania Notes of Hyderabad were the only Princely
    state notes of India that were circulated in
    different denominations like 1 rupee, 5 rupees,
    10 rupees, 100 rupees and 1,000 rupees.
  • This 1000 Rupees Indian note was machine made and
    was issued in the year 1 Aban 1334 and signed by
    Hyder Nawaz Jung. The obverse featured the text
    Currency Note Sarkar-e-Ali' in Urdu meaning
    Government Currency Note.

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  • Old notes of India issued during the colonial
    times can be further classified into two groups
    namely, Indo-Portuguese and Indo-French issues.
  • This 20 Rupias indo-Portuguese colonial Indian
    notes were made of Mould Made Paper and was
    signed by the then Governor EDUARDO PINTO DA
    SILVA E CUNHA. The language panel was in Urdu,
    Marathi, Gujarati and Kannada.
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