British India 5 Rupees 1938 King George VI

British India Notes 5 Rupees banknote 1938 King George VI in Profile
British India Notes 5 Rupees 1938
British India Notes 5 Rupees 1938 King George VI in Profile, P-18a

Obverse: RESERVE BANK OF INDIA above with GUARANTEED BY THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT below. Portrait of King George VI wearing the Imperial Crown and the robes of Star of India in right window, FIVE RUPEES below it. FIVE RUPEES in Central Denomination Panel. One serial number in lower centre. 5 RUPEES in top left. 5 in top right and lower left corners. Relief underprint of FIVE RUPEES within promise text and Rs FIVE Rs within signature panel. Signed by GOVERNOR FOR THE RESERVE BANK OF INDIA.
Reverse: RESERVE BANK OF INDIA above FIVE RUPEES below language panel in centre. FIVE / 5 / RUPEES in three lines in left decorative window. Reserve Bank of India logo in right window. 5 on top right and lower left.
Paper: Printed on machine made, white paper.
Microlettering - Obverse: ‘5’ in a floral intricate pattern in signature panel.
Microlettering - Reverse: ‘RESERVE BANK OF INDIA’ in watermark window. Security pattern with ‘RESERVE BANK OF INDIA 5 RUPEES’ in a concentric circle and ‘FIVE’ in a diamond pattern within the language panel.
Watermark: Profile portrait of King George VI facing right. RESERVE BANK OF INDIA in four lines; numeral 5 in top left and bottom right corners.
Date of issue: Issued in January 1938; withdrawn from circulation on 27th October 1957.

British India Notes
Portrait series (1937-1943) King George VI in Profile 

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