1st Issue

BRITISH INDIA BANK NOTES
KING GEORGE V - MAY 7TH 1937 to AUG 15TH 1947

1

  1 RUPEE (1st Issue)                                              DESCRIPTION

PHOTOS

 

  OBVERSE:-
       * Portrait of  KING GEORGE V in a circle
       * SERIAL NUMBER - in two places 
       * SIZE - 7 X 12.7 cm       
       * PAPER - Hand made  
       * DENOMINATION - 1 at two places
       * LEGEND - Value rupees in English at the
          center of the note

kg 5 4 obv sml

  REVERSE :-
 * PICTURE - Reverse of 1 Rupee coin                                                 
       * LANGUAGE PANEL - 8 Indian Languages                 
       * WATER MARK - Star within enclosed in a rectangle
                                      or Rayed star without a rectangle
    
       * COLOUR - Black, Red,& yellow 
kg 5 4 rev sml
NO.

PREFIX

GOVERNOR WATERMARK REMARK  
1 B to D M M S Gubbay Star Gujarati rupayo Photo Required
2 E to H,J,X M M S Gubbay Star Gujarati rupayo kg 5 4 sl no
3 J,O,P,S,X to Z A C Mcwatters Star Star in rectangle kg 5 2 sl no
4 S A C Mcwatters Rayed Star Rayed star w/o rectangle kg 5 1 sl no
5 S H Denning Rayed Star Rayed star w/o rectangle kg 5 3 sl no

This list was prepared by Dr. Jinadatha

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