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5 RUPEES

5 RUPEES -  obverse5 RUPEES -  reverse

Obverse © KRISHNA KAMESWAR@NPSEG - Reverse © NADIMPALLI RAMARAJU

Features

Country India - British
Type Standard banknote
Years 1937-
Value 5 RUPEES (5)
Currency Rupee (1862-1947)
Composition Paper
Size 110 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 10-27-1957
References P# 18
Standard Catalog of World Paper Money
by Tracy L. Schmidt
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

First issue in Brown, Green & Violet on machine made paper with watermark profile portrait of George VI in watermark window.

Lettering:
RESERVE BANK OF INDIA
GUARANTEED BY THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT
I PROMISE TO PAY THE BEARER
ON DEMAND THE SUM OF
FIVE RUPEES
AT ANY OFFICE OF ISSUE
FOR THE
RESERVE BANK
OF INDIA
(SIGNATURE)
GOVERNOR

Reverse

Lettering:
RESERVE BANK OF INDIA
FIVE
5
RUPEES
FIVE RUPEES
5

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Year Signatures No. printed G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1937)  67% P-18a, Signature J. B. TAYLOR (prefix A-J)
ND (1943)  33% P-18b, Signature C. D. DESHMUKH (Prefix K-R)

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