Rep.India One Rupee Set P-75 to P-78


Set Type: Government of India, 1957;1963 Issue, P75-P78
Owner: MKMITTAL79
Last Modified: 1/12/2020
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Rank: 2
Score: 2916
Leading by: 879
Points to Higher Rank: 719

Set Description:
India attained Independence from the British Colonial Rule on 15th August 1947.The Reserve Bank of India continued to issue the British India Notes during the interim period between India's independence and declaration of the Republic of India on 26th January 1950.

Initially,it was contemplated to replace the portrait of King George VI with the portrait of Mahatma Gandhi and patterns were made.The Lion Capital of the Ashoka Pillar was selected and finalized for the new One Rupee note that was designed and issued in 1949.The watermark was also changed to the Ashoka Pillar from the portrait of King George VI.The design was the only note that did not have the depiction of One Rupee coin on the observe and reverse.

The first One Rupee note after independence was issued by the Government of India in January 1949.The Government retained the authority to issue the One Rupee Notes and it was at par with the metal Rupee coins in the Government accounts K.R.K.Menon signed the Government of India One Rupee notes as "Secretary,Minister of Finance".

On 26th January 1950,the Reserve Bank of India issued notes in denominations of Rupees Two,Five,Ten and One Hundred.The portrait of King George VI was replaced with the Ashoka Pillar and the watermark was also changed to the Ashoka Pillar for these denominations.

The watermark paper was imported from Messers.Portals Limited,England.In 1968 a paper mill was opened at Hoshangabad, Madhya Pradesh which manufactured 20% of India's watermark paper requirements.In April 2016 Bank Note Ppaer Mill India Private Limited was established in Mysore with the production capacity of 12000 tonnes per annum.

Over time ,denominations of Rupees Twenty,Rupees Fifty,Rupees Two Hundred,Rupees Five Hundred,Rupees One Thousand,Rupees Two Thousand,Rupees Five Thousand and Rupees Ten Thousand were issued.The Language panel on notes of all denominations started with 8 languages and currently have 151 languages in addition to Hindi and English.

All Government of India notes of One Rupee were printed at the 'Currency Note Press,Nashik' from 1949 to 2019.The currency Note Press,Dewas has also printed the One Rupee notes from 2017.The watermark paper upto 1968 was imported from Messers. Portals Limited from London.After the "Security Paper Mill" was setup at Hoshnagabad, the watermark paper used in One Rupee was manufactured in india.

{The contents of the above information was copied from One Rupee One Hundred Years 1917-2017 with the permission of its Author Sir Mr.Rezwan Razack}

 
Slot DescriptionGradeCert NumberScore
1 RUPEE P75aAU 58 1866906-006 54
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1 RUPEE P75b63 1866906-007 81
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1 RUPEE P75c63 1866906-008 111
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1 RUPEE P75d  No Note
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1 RUPEE P75e64 EPQ 1866906-009 53
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1 RUPEE P75f65 EPQ 1866906-010 59
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1 RUPEE P76a64 1874211-001 50
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1 RUPEE P76bAU 55 1874211-002 295
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1 RUPEE P76cAU 50 1874211-003 12
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1 RUPEE P77a64 1874211-004 59
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1 RUPEE P77bAU 58 1874211-005 41
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1 RUPEE P77c64 1874211-006 72
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1 RUPEE P77d64 1874211-007 59
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1 RUPEE P77e64 EPQ 1874211-008 62
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1 RUPEE P77f64 1874211-009 59
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1 RUPEE P77g64 1874211-010 59
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1 RUPEE P77h64 EPQ 1874211-011 62
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1 RUPEE P77iAU 58 EPQ 1874211-012 31
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1 RUPEE P77j64 1874211-013 59
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1 RUPEE P77k66 EPQ 1874211-014 76
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1 RUPEE P77lAU 55 EPQ 1874211-015 23
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1 RUPEE P77m64 1874211-016 59
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1 RUPEE P77n65 EPQ 1874211-017 67
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1 RUPEE P77o64 EPQ 1874211-018 62
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1 RUPEE P77p66 EPQ 1874211-019 76
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1 RUPEE P77q66 EPQ 1874211-020 76
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1 RUPEE P77r64 EPQ 1874211-021 62
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1 RUPEE P77s64 EPQ 1874211-022 62
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1 RUPEE P77t64 1874211-023 59
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1 RUPEE P77u63 1874211-024 50
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1 RUPEE P77v64 EPQ 1874211-025 62
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1 RUPEE P77w64 1874211-026 59
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1 RUPEE P77x65 EPQ 1874211-027 67
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1 RUPEE P77y64 1874211-028 59
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1 RUPEE P77zAU 58 EPQ 1874211-029 31
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1 RUPEE P78a64 1874211-030 59
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1 RUPEE P78b63 1874211-031 50
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1 RUPEE P78Aa65 EPQ 1874211-032 59
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1 RUPEE P78Ab64 1874211-035 54
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1 RUPEE P78Ac64 6064856-032 54
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1 RUPEE P78Ad65 EPQ 1874211-040 59
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1 RUPEE P78Ae65 EPQ 1874211-041 59
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1 RUPEE P78Af64 1874211-042 54
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1 RUPEE P78Ag65 EPQ 1874211-043 59
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1 RUPEE P78Ah67 EPQ 1874211-044 63
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1 RUPEE P78Ai65 EPQ 1874211-045 59
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1 RUPEE P78Aj65 EPQ 1874211-046 59
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