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New Rs. 10 Currency Notes Introduced have motif of the Sun Temple and the Konark on the reverse side

Mumbai:5/1/18:The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today  issue new banknotes of Rs. 10 denomination. The new Rs. 10 notesfeatures the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series, abear the signature of RBI Governor, Dr. Urjit R. Patel, the central bank said in an official statement. The new denomination notes have motif of the Sun Temple and the Konark on the reverse side, depicting the country’s cultural heritage. The base colour of the notes is chocolate brown and they have other designs, geometric patterns aligning with the overall colour scheme, both at the obverse and reverse,

All the banknotes in the denomination of Rs. 10/- issued by the RBI in the earlier series will continue to be legal tender, it said.

Here are 10 things to know about RBI’s new Rs. 10 currency notes:

1. The dimension of the new Rs. 10 banknotes is 63 mm x 123 mm.

2. The new Rs. 10 notes have a see through register on the front sides with denominational numeral 10.

3. The denominational numeral १० e printed on the front of the note in Devnagari.

4. The front sides bear a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the centre. Micro letters ‘RBI’, ‘भारत ‘, ‘INDIA’ and ’10’ will also be printed on the front side of Rs. 10 notes.
5. The front sides bear a windowed demetalised security thread with inscriptions ‘भारत and ‘RBI’. Guarantee Clause, Governor’s signature with Promise Clause and the RBI emblem will be printed towards the right of Mahatma Gandhi’s portrait, said RBI.

6. The Ashoka Pillar emblem  on the right side of the front side. The front side  also have electrotype (10) watermarks, besides Mahatma Gandhi’s portrait.

7. The front sides  have a number panel with numerals growing from small to big on the top left side and bottom right side of the Rs. 10 note.

8. The year of printing of the notes inscribed on the back sides of the Rs. 10 notes, towards the left.



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