Exciting Varieties of Indian Notes Every Collector Should Know About

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Refer this presentation to understand how the designs and denominations of Indian notes evolved over a period of time. Understand the broad categories of currency notes in India so that you can build a unique and interesting collection. From the earliest notes of India to the very first notes of Republic India, explore interesting varieties as a collector. https://www.mintageworld.com/note/20-india/


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Exciting Varieties of Indian Notes Every Collector Should Know About :

Exciting Varieties of Indian Notes Every Collector Should Know About

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If you like collecting Indian notes, then there are a lot of exciting varieties that can be explored. The earliest currency notes in India were issued by private and semi-government banks like Bank of Hindostan . These old notes of India were issued separately for different presidencies like Bombay, Bengal and Madras. Some of these rare notes of India have a very good market value.

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British India notes were issued after the Paper Currency Act came into effect 1861. Notes issued in the Queen Victoria Series featured a portrait of Queen Victoria and featured designs only on one side. The underprint series of currency notes of India was introduced in the year 1867 as many notes from the earlier series were being duplicated.

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Notes of India featuring a portrait of King George V were issued for the first time in the year 1923. All currency notes in India featured a portrait of a King after that, until India gained independence in 1947. Some of the most beautiful Indian notes were issued by the Princely state of Hyderabad. They featured Persian texts with colourful and intricate designs.

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Other colonial powers such as France and Portugal also issued currency notes in India. The indo-French issues bore denominations such as Roupies , while the indo-Portuguese issues bore denominations such as Roupias , Tangas and Escudos. The very first republic India notes were issued in the year 1949 and they bore the denomination 1 Rupee. Since then, the Government of India issues 1 rupee notes, while the RBI issues notes bearing other denominations.

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By analysing the history of Indian Notes and its evolution over the years, you will be able to explore many interesting varieties. Keep reading and researching about these varieties if you want to build an impressive collection of Indian notes.

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