Two Rupee Note - Part One

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This article is organised as 3 parts series.
Part 1 - Benegal Rama Rau to S Jagannathan
Part 2 - KR Puri to Manmohan Singh
Part 3 - Amitav Ghosh to C Rangarajan



1st Issue B Rama Rau
An interesting note, this one has the numeral in Gujrati. Amongst the most expensive currency note in the Rs 2 series. Relatively difficult to get.
Prefix: A to C
Size: 64 x 114
IPM: B01






2st Issue B Rama Rau, Incorrect Hindi
The first issue has Two Rupees written only in English. This was corrected in subsequent isues where the amount in words was in both English and Hindi Language. However in Hindi it was spelt as "Rupya" instead of "Rupye". This was subsequently corrected in next issue. This error was also present in Rs 5 and Rs 10 denomination.
Prefix: A to J
Size: 64 x 114
IPM: B02




3rd  Issue B Rama Rau, Correct Hindi
The amount in Hindi was corrected to "Rupye". This was done in all other denomination of Rs 5 and Rs 10 as well.
Prefix: J to L
Size: 64 x 114
IPM: B03




H V R Iyengar
Prefix: L to X
Size: 64 x 114
IPM: B04




P C Bhattacharya, Brown
The design of Tiger had multiple issues, there was one with distinct Brown color and other with distinct Green color. After this the design was changed to Standing Tiger
Prefix: A to D
Size: 64 x 114
IPM: B05




P C Bhattacharya, Olive Green Ting
The design of Tiger had multiple issues, there was one with distinct Brown color and other with distinct Green color. After this the design was changed to Standing Tiger
Prefix: A to G
Size: 64 x 114
IPM: B06




P C Bhattacharya, Standing Tiger
A new design was adopted with Standing Tiger at the back. The size was reduced by few mm to save on paper. Notes of other denomination had substantial size reduction.
Prefix: A to F
Size: 63 x 107
IPM: B07



L K Jha, Standing Tiger
Prefix: F to M
Size: 63 x 107
IPM: B08



L K Jha, Special Gandhi Issue
On the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's Birth Centenary, all the currencies were specially designed to include the photo of Gandhi. This was done for all denominations.
Prefix: A to C
Size: 63 x 107
IPM: B09




B N Adarkar, Special Gandhi Issue
On the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's Birth Centenary, all the currencies were specially designed to include the photo of Gandhi. This was done for all denominations.
Prefix: D to E
Size: 63 x 107
IPM: B10




S Jagannathan - Incorrect Urdu
The standing Tiger design. This one had error in the Urdu Line. This was corrected in the next issue.
Prefix: A to M
Size: 63 x 107
IPM: B11




S Jagannathan- Correct Urdu
The standing Tiger design with correct Urdu Line.
Prefix: M to W
Size: 63 x 107
IPM: B12








9 comments:

  1. day befor yester day i saw two rupee note with english alphabet only r u removed it from site

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  2. Maybe browser issue. Not removed anything

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  3. Could you tell me more about the aryabhatta series?

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  4. Dear Admin

    Either Rs. 2 S Jagannathan Correct and incorrect pics are swapped or Rs 5 pics. Please check and update.

    Regards

    Inderpreet Singh

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    1. Probably Rs. 2 correct and incorrect urdu pics are swapped.

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    2. Yes, looks like it got swapped. Will fix it shortly.

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  5. Current velue of s jagannathan 2 rs. Urdu error velue for collector view

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    1. There is a excel in download section. Use home/index to navigate.

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