Banknote Index


Country India
Authority Reserve Bank of India
Currency Rupee
Denomination 2
Issue Start Date 1957
Issue End Date 1962
This Notes Issue Date No Date
Set/Series Name India, Republic, RBI First Series
Number of Items in Set 46
Set Details 5x2Rupee, 9x5Rupee, 8x10Rupee, 8x100Rupee, 4x1000Rupee, 5x5000Rupee, 7x10000Rupee
Type Normal
Material Paper
Width in mm 114
Height in mm 64
Signatures H. V. R. Iengar
Security Features Watermark: Ashoka column
Description Front Ashoka column
Description Back Tiger head at left looking to left; 7 value text lines
Comments Third value text line 24mm long on back.
Corrected Hindi on front middle under Rupees. Also fixed same error on back.
Source Victor M. Gonzalez Miguel
BNI Banknote Id 51833

Catalog & Valuation Details

SourceCatalog # / ReferenceValueDate of ValueComments
17th Ed SCWPM Modern Issues P-0029b $18.00 2011 UNC 
India, 2 Rupee, P29b