100th Anniversary of 1 rupee note

30 Nov 2017  Thu

Shall we disclose the secret now why we have been regularly writing blogs and news article on one rupee note for the last two weeks? The suspense is over. The one rupee note has been completed hundred years today 30th November 2017!

We tried our best to educate you about the entire life journey from its birth to date, the various types and changes it underwent. We are happy that we succeeded in updating your knowledge.

Did you know that the one rupee note was discontinued in 1994 as it was quite expensive to sustain because the paper note was more expensive as compared to the one rupee coin but it continued to be in circulation and remain as legal tender.

Now! Let us state the present status of one rupee note which was printed in May 2017.

Silent features :

The one rupee notes are pink green in colour. It bears the signature of Shri Shaktikanta Das, Secretary, Ministry of Finance, and has a picture of the Rupee 1 coin of 2017 with the rupee symbol issued with ‘Satyamev Jayate’ and capital letter ‘L’ in the numbering panel. It contains the words ‘Bharat Sarkar’ on its title, with ‘Government of India’ printed below that on both obverses and reverse sides. An image of ‘Sagar Samrat’, the oil exploration rig is shown on the reverse side.

We are sure that, now you must be enthusiastic to have a collection of these different types of one rupee note, isn’t it!

To celebrate the 100th Anniversary, we are participating in INPEX 2017 National Philatelic Exhibition. You are cordially invited. Do join us.

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