20 Sicca Rupees Calcutta Bank

Features

Country India - British
Type Standard banknote
Years 1824-1829
Value 20 Sicca Rupees (20)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# S157
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

CALCUTTA above Promise text on left.
Manuscript serial number in panel on either side.
Manuscript date with printed year 18xx above Promise text panel on right.
Denomination in words and numerals in Bangla and Kaithi and in words only in Persian above vignette.
Denomination panel in lower left. Entd. by manuscript signature and For the CALCUTTA BANK.

Lettering:
Promise to pay the bearer on demand Sicca Rupees Twenty
For the Calcutta Bank.

Reverse

Calcutta Bank in Gothic in ornamental rectangular panel.

Comments

Private Bank Issue: Calcutta bank, Calcutta
Note: This Calcutta Bank is different from ‘Bank of Calcutta’ that merged with Bank of Bengal in 1806.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1824-1829) 

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