2 Rupees

2 Rupees - obverse2 Rupees - reverse

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Features

Issuer India
Period Republic (1950-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1970-1985
Value 2 Rupees
2 INR = USD 0.024
Currency Rupee (decimalized, 1957-date)
Composition Paper
Size 107 × 63 mm
Shape Rectangular
Number
N#
202692
References P# 53
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Dark Pink color. Re drawn design

Lettering:
BHARATEEYA RESERVE BANK
RESERVE BANK OF INDIA
KENDRIYA CIRCAR DWARA PRATYABHOOT
GUARANTEED BY THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT
MY/I
DHAARAK KO/PROMISE
DO ROOPAYE/TO PAY THE
ADAA KARNE/BEARER
KAA VACHAN/THE SUM OF
DETAA HUM/TWO RUPEES
2
(SIGNATURE IN HINDI/ENGLISH)
GOVERNOR IN HINDI/ENGLISH
DO ROOPAYE
TWO RUPEES
RESERVE BANK OF INDIA

Translation:
Reserve Bank of India
Reserve Bank of India
Guaranteed by the Central Government
Guaranteed by the Central Government
I promise to pay the bearer the sum of Two Rupees
I promise to pay the bearer the sum of Two Rupees
2
Governor
Two Rupees
Two Rupees
Reserve Bank of India

Reverse

Full Tiger figure with 13 regional languages on the back. Urdu in the regional languages being corrected. Circular Reserve Bank of India monogram moving towards the center.

Lettering:
BHARATEEYA RESERVE BANK
DO ROOPAYE
TWO RUPEES

Translation:
Reserve Bank of India
Two Rupees
Two Rupees

Watermark

2 Rupees -  obverse

Signatures

Sarukkai Jagannathan (SJ²) Governor of the Reserve Bank of India
K. R. Puri (KRP) Governor of the Reserve Bank of India
I. G. Patel (IGP²) Governor of the Reserve Bank of India
Manmohan Singh (MS²) Governor of the Reserve Bank of India

Comments

If present, Plate letter appears behind serial number.

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Date Signatures VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1970)  SJ² $ 0.60 $ 0.60 $ 0.60 20% P#53a Signature S. Jagannathan - without plate letter
ND (1975)  KRP $ 0.53 9% P#53b Signature K. R. Puri - without plate letter
ND (1975)  KRP $ 0.49 11% P#53c Signature K. R. Puri - plate letter A
ND (1977-1982)  IGP² $ 0.49 $ 0.49 $ 0.54 $ 0.75 $ 0.75 30% P#53d Signature I. G. Patel - plate letter A
ND (1977-1982)  IGP² $ 0.15 $ 0.15 $ 0.60 $ 0.68 $ 0.68 46% P#53e Signature I. G. Patel - plate letter B
ND (1977-1982)  IGP² $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.62 25% P#53f Signature I. G. Patel - plate letter C
ND (1984-1985)  MS² $ 0.12 $ 0.41 $ 0.60 18% P#53g Signature Manmohan Singh - plate letter C

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Picture 1 of a sold 2 RupeesPicture 1 of a sold 2 Rupees
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Auction 87
Lot 39
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Jun 21, 2023 Undetermined XF Unsold
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