This 10 rupee of Haj pilgrim is bided for INR 7, 00,000 to 8, 00,000 by Todywalla Auctions in the upcoming auction on 5 August 2018.
It was issued in 1959 and consist the signature of HVR Iyengar. The obverse of this note illustrates a legend on top ‘RESERVE BANK / OF INDIA’ with ‘GUARANTEED BY THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT’ below it. The signature of the Governor printed below the ‘THE RESERVE BANK OF INDIA’. The denomination ‘TEN RUPEES’ and ‘DUS RUPAYE’ in Hindi in central denomination panel. The serial number can be seen below the Ashoka Pillar and Watermark window. The denomination 10 is printed in top corners. The security thread in right half and multicolour tint on borders. 'Haj' on either side of RESERVE BANK OF INDIA. The text "I PROMISE TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND THE SUM OF TEN RUPEES AT THE OFFICE ISSUE AT BOMBAY’ on top.
The reverse of this note depicts legend ‘RESERVE BANK/OF INDIA’ in two lines in the centre, language panel on the left window. The vignette is seen in the central panel. The portrait of the sailing boat in the centre. The RBI seal is printed in the lower centre. The denomination10 in top corners. RUPEES /TEN below the left window and DUS / RUPAYE in Hindi below the watermark window and palm trees on either of the windows.
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