Ten Rupees Notes - Part One

The Index on Currencies gives the links to all posts

This is Organized as a series of 10 Posts on Rs 10 Denomination along with 3 Posts on Star Issues.
Part 1: CD Deshmukh, B Rama Rau, HVR Iyengar, PC Bhattacharya
Part 2: LK Jha, BN Adarkar, S Jagannathan, K R Puri
Part 3: M Narasimham, I G Patel, Manmohan Singh
Part 4: Amitav Ghosh, RN Malhotra, S Venkitaramanan
Part 5: C Rangarajan
Part 6: Bimal Jalan
Part 7: YV Reddy
Part 8: D Subba Rao
Part 9: D Subba Rao
Part 10: Raghuram Rajan
Star Issue
Part 1: YV Reddy
Part 2: D Subba Rao
Part 3: Raghuram Rajan

This post gives the details of Rs 10 denomination notes issued during the tenor of CD Deshmukh, B Rama Rau, HVR Iyengar, PC Bhattacharya



10.001 CD Deshmukh - First Issue

The first currency note of Republic India was the Rs 10 note by the First Governor CD Deshmukh. There were no other notes by CD Deshmukh after Independence. It was only the Second Governor HV Iyengar who signed the complete set of the notes in all denominations.
Design: Sailing Dhow
Prefix: A
Size: 83x146



10.002 Benegal Rama Rau, English Only

Design Reverse: Sailing Dhow with value in 8 languages in language panel.
Prefix: A to D
Size: 83x146



10.003 Benegal Rama Rau, Incorrect Hindi [Rupaya]

Hindi was introduced for the first time. There was a considerable debate as to what should be prural of Rupay, initially it was Rupaya, subsequently corrected to Rupaye
This was in issues of all denominations of the period [ie Rs 2, Rs 5 and Rs 10]
Design Reverse: Sailing Dhow with value in 8 languages in language panel.
Prefix: A to S
Size: 83x146



10.004 Benegal Rama Rau, Correct Hindi [Rupaye]

Hindi was corrected to Rupaye
Design Reverse: Sailing Dhow with value in 8 languages in language panel.
Prefix: S to W
Size: 83x146


10.005 HVR Iyengar, No Inset

Design Reverse: Sailing Dhow with value in 8 languages in language panel.
Prefix: W-Z
Size: 83x146




10.006 HVR Iyengar, A Inset

Design Reverse: Sailing Dhow with value in 8 languages in language panel.
Prefix: A-T
Size: 83x146




10.007 PC Bhattacharya, A Inset

Design Reverse: Sailing Dhow with value in 13 languages in language panel.
Prefix: T-Y
Size: 83x146





10.008 PC Bhattacharya, B Inset

Minor design change, more languages introduced in the language panel.
Design Reverse: Sailing Dhow with value in 13 languages in language panel.
Prefix: A-Y
Size: 83x146








10.009 PC Bhattacharya, No Inset

The size of the notes was reduced. All the notes were reduced substantially to the current sizes.
The change was less significant in Rs 1 and Rs 2 notes, but substantial in other denomination like Rs 5, Rs 10 and Rs 100.
The design was changed to ---------
Design Reverse: ---------- with value in 8 languages in language panel.
Prefix: A-L
Size: 63x137











4 comments:

  1. i want to know... old 10 rs present value . or which 10 rs is more value now. can u please inform me . thank u . ur wep is more useful for us.because pix is very clear. arumugam p. chennai

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  2. INDIA B.RAMA RAU 1ST ISSUE 10 Rs NOTE { ONLY ENGLISH }what value of this note

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  3. Hello sir.
    I want to know about the number of series viz 10.001, 10.002 etc. Are these series numbers given by RBI or created by you for easy reference?
    Thanks

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    1. RBI does not give number. It is just for easy reference

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