After the makeover of Rs 500 and 50 note and introduction of denomination currencies, Rs 2000 and 200 currency, now the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) introduces New Rs 10 Note. The last change in design in the old Rs 10 note was made in 2005. The new Rupees 10 notes will be in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series and will bear the signature of RBI Governor, Dr Urjit R. Patel. RBI said that the new Rs 10 note would be chocolate brown in colour and same height of 63 mm but the width will be 123 mm.
New Rs 10 Note Details, Image, Color, Features
The new Rs 10 note comes with is chocolate brown. It has geometric patterns aligning with the overall colour scheme, both at the front and reverse. On the reverse, it has the motif of Sun Temple, Konark, depicting the country’s cultural heritage (the old note carries the image of Indian fauna: rhinoceros, elephant and tiger). The new notes will be at the same height of 63 mm whereas the width will be 123 mm ( the width of existing note was 137 mm). The front size of new denomination notes will bear a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the centre. ‘RBI’, ‘Bharat’ (in Devnagari), ‘India’ and ’10’ is also placed on the front side. On the back, the year of printing of the note and Swachh Bharat logo with the slogan is printed. Guarantee Clause, RBI Governor’s signature and Ashoka Pillar is seen at the front side.
Will Old Rs 10 Notes be Valid?
Yes, All the banknotes in the denomination of Rs.10 issued by the RBI in the earlier series will continue to be legal tender.
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