Ten rupee banknote issued in 1918 completed hundred years today...

29 Nov 2018  Thu

Ten rupee uniface note issued by Government of India illustrated date 29th November 2018 is celebrating its centenary today. This rare note belongs to British India. Many uniface ten rupee notes were issued before this rare banknote, but this specimen consists serial number ‘11111’. The numerology of its date when added like ‘29-2+9=11, November=11 month, 1918=1+9+1+8=19, 1+9=10, 1+0=1, which all together consist ten ‘1’ in it.

The obverse of this note depicts legend ‘Government Of India' in the centre with Serial numbers in all four corners. The date is seen below the language panel on both sides and promise text below it. Denomination panel on either side and 'Rupees/10' in the top corners of the denomination panel.'For The/Government Of India' in a panel on the lower left with the signature on its right; Red underprint - Irregular ovals under the upper serial numbers and a large 'Ten' in middle. 'Ten' across the 'E' underprint in the central denomination panel with the circle of Issue above the serial numbers denoted by letters.

The language panel consists of eight languages, i.e. Urdu, Kaithi, Bangla, Burmese, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Gujarati. The watermark depicts wavy lines within a wavy rectangular panel with'10' in centre and GOVERNMENT OF INDIA below it. Vertical RUPEES inverted on either side. Plate number in an alphabet in lower left and Week and year of manufacture in four digits on lower right 10 replaces INDIA in the centre.

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