Thursday, August 24, 2017

India issues a new 200 Rupee note

 

The Reserve Bank of India announced that a new 200 Rupee denomination will enter the banking system beginning August 25, 2017.

 

 

* On the front, the new ₹ 200 note will have a see through register with denominational numeral 200. A latent image with denominational numeral 200 and a Rs 200 in Devanagari. The portrait of Mahatma Gandhi will be at the centre

* Micro letters ‘RBI’, ‘भारत’, ‘India’ and ‘200’

* Windowed security thread with inscriptions ‘भारत’ and RBI with colour shift. The colour of the thread changes from green to blue when the note is tilted

* The Guarantee Clause, the RBI Governor’s signature along with the Promise Clause and the RBI emblem towards the right of Mahatma Gandhi portrait

* Denominational numeral with Rupee Symbol, ₹ 200 in colour changing ink (green to blue) on bottom right

* The Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right and the Mahatma Gandhi portrait and electrotype (200) watermarks

* Number panel with numerals growing from small to big on the top left side and bottom right side

 

On the reverse, the new ₹200 note will have:

* Year of printing of the note on the left. It will also have the Swachh Bharat logo along with the slogan
* The language panel
* Motif of the Sanchi Stupa
* Denominational numeral २०० in Devnagari

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