India Coins & Bank Notes

Minimum coin/note order $25.00

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P25a, One Rupee note issued 1940. This was the final note depicting a British King's portrait. Front:  King George VI on a coin of one rupee with the date 1940 on the back. "GRI" and crown on watermark window. GOVERNMENT OF INDIA in centre. Numeral 1 in top corners only. Reverse:  Language panel located at centre. Reverse of silver One Rupee coin dated 1940.

(Note: the serial number you receive will be different from that shown.)

Very fine condition: Some signs of age and wear; no obvious folds or wrinkles. Q1  $65.00

P31, Two Rupee note issued 1962. Front: Lion capital of Asoka column (now in Sarnath Museum). Reverse: Tiger looking to the right. (Note: the serial number you receive will be different from that shown.)

Extra fine condition: very slight wrinkling around the edges. Q1  $45.00

This 5 rupee note was called "Gandhi Cash" and was issued in 1951.  It was considered a promissory note and used for obtaining khadi, the kind of cotton that Gandhi spun in his home.  They could be redeemed at a khadi bandar, or outlet shop.  They are also considered a way to commemorate Gandhi for his support of the poor who spun cotton to improve their lives. There is writing in Hindi on the front with a portrait of Gandhi; there is writing in Urdu on the back, which commemorates Gandhi's desire to maintain a united India.

This is a pair of notes with consecutive serial numbers. (Note: the serial numbers you receive will be different from that shown, but they will be consecutive.)

Uncirculated. Q6  $24.99

Three 5 rupee notes with consecutive serial numbers.  (Note: the serial numbers you receive will be different from that shown, but they will be consecutive.)

Uncirculated. Q1  $27.99

P60k, 10 rupee note issued 1985. Asoka column in front; dhow with sails on back. (Note: the serial number you receive will be different from that shown.)

Fine to extra fine; there are holes and a small tear from where a staple was removed in the watermark. Q1 $21.99

 

P66, One Rupee note issued 1969 for Gandhi's birth centennial. Front: Gandhi on a rupee coin with the dates of his birth and death (1869-1948). Reverse: Back of one rupee coin with Lion capital of Asoka column (now in Sarnath Museum).  (Note: the serial number you receive will be different from that shown.)

Very fine to extra fine: no signs of wear or folding. Q1 $35.00

P66, One Rupee note issued 1969 for Gandhi's birth centennial. Front: Gandhi on a rupee coin with the dates of his birth and death (1869-1948). Reverse: Back of one rupee coin with Lion capital of Asoka column (now in Sarnath Museum).  (Note: the serial number you receive will be different from that shown.)

Appears uncirculated; however, there are holes and brown rust stain from where a staple was removed in the watermark. Q1 $29.99

 

   

Both items $24.00

P77, 1 rupee note issued 1966. Asoka column on front; old coin image on back. Uncirculated.  (Note: the serial number you receive will be different from that shown.)

   

Indian postal order ca. 1940. Mint condition.

 

 

P78, 1 rupee note issued 1981. Asoka column on front; offshore oil drilling platform on reverse.  (Note: the serial number you receive will be different from that shown.)

Uncirculated, but there are two holes that appear to be from a removed staple. Q1 $21.00

 

Both items $24.00

P78, 1 rupee note issued 1981. Asoka column on front; offshore oil drilling platform on reverse.  (Note: the serial number you receive will be different from that shown.)

Uncirculated, but there are two holes that appear to be from a removed staple.

   

Indian postal order ca. 1940. Mint condition.
   

Both notes $24.99

P79, 2 rupee note issued 1976. Asoka column on front and as watermark; space craft on back.  Uncirculated, but there are two holes that appear to be from a removed staple.  (Note: the serial number you receive will be different from that shown.)

   

P80b, 5 rupee note issued 1975. There is an Asoka column on the front and a farmer plowing with a tractor on the back.  (Note: the serial number you receive will be different from that shown.)

Uncirculated, but there are two holes that appear to be from a removed staple.

P80b, Pair of 5 rupee notes with consecutive serial numbers issued 1975. There is an Asoka column on the front and a farmer plowing with a tractor on the back. Uncirculated, but there are two holes that appear to be from a removed staple.

(Note: the serial numbers you receive will be different from those shown, but they will be consecutive.)

Q2  $23.99

P80q, 5 rupee note issued 1975. There is an Asoka column on the front and a farmer plowing with a tractor on the back.  (Note: the serial number you receive will be different from that shown.)

Uncirculated, but there are two holes that appear to be from a removed staple. Q1 $21.00

 

P81e, 10 rupee note issued 1977. Asoka column on the front; peacocks on the back.  (Note: the serial number you receive will be different from that shown.)

Uncirculated, but there are two holes that appear to be from a removed staple. Q1 $21.99

Both items $29.99

P88, 5 rupee note issued 2002. Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi on the front; farmer plowing with tractor on back. Uncirculated.  (Note: the serial number you receive will be different from that shown.)

   

P89, 10 rupee note issued 1996. Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi on the front; ornamented rhinoceros and elephant heads behind a tiger on the back.  (Note: the serial number you receive will be different from that shown.) Uncirculated.