Issued first in 1944; withdrawn on 27th October 1957. Vignette of half silver coin dated 1940. Printed on machine made, white paper. GOVERNMENT / OF INDIA in centre. Signed FOR THE / GOVERNMENT / OF INDIA by Secretary, Finance DEPARTMENT. ONE / RUPEE / 1 in Central Denomination Panel. 1 in top corners. Coin with portrait of King George VI in top left. No promise text. One serial number. Relief underprint of 1 ONE RUPEE 1 below serial number.
Stylised GRI and crown on watermark window. GOVERNMENT / OF INDIA in centre. 1 in top corners. 1 / ONE / RUPEE in lower left. Language panel in centre. Reverse of silver coin dated 1940.
Profile portrait of George VI facing right.
These notes were treated in Government accounts at par with the metallic rupee coins and were signed by C.E. Jones, Secretary of Finance Department, For the Government of India. Packing slip dated 1943
|4.1.1 A||C.E. Jones||A - Z||Serial number in black|
|4.1.1 B||C.E. Jones||A||A - W||Serial number in green|
|4.1.1 C||C.E. Jones||A||W||Serial number in black|
|4.1.1 D||C.E. Jones||D, E||Serial number in red, printed after 15th August 1947; withdrawn in October 1957|