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1 Rupee TYPE 6.1.4


Vignette: Ashoka Pillar on obverse of One Rupee coin, BHARAT in Hindi to the left and INDIA to the right of Ashoka Pillar. GOVERNMENT / OF INDIA on top, ONE / RUPEE and EK / RUPAYA in Hindi below it. 1 on top corners. No promise text. One serial number. Signed by Secretary, Ministry of Finance. Relief underprint ONE RUPEE above and EK RUPAYA in Hindi below with ‘1’ on either side beneath serial number.


GOVERNMENT / OF INDIA on top. SAU NAYE PAISE and 1 RUPAYA in Hindi and 1957 on coin. Mint mark – Noida. EK / RUPAYA in Hindi and ONE / RUPEE below coin. Language panel in centre. 1 on top corners. ‘Sau Naye Paise’ reflects the decimalisation of Indian currency which came into force from 1st April, 1957.

Language Panel

Type 4 on reverse


Ashoka Pillar


10.1 x 6.4 cm


  1. The 1 Rupee 1957 coin exists only as a Pattern, and was not introduced for general circulation.
  2. This design with the coin dated 1957 continued until the new issue in 1963.


Type No. Year Signature Inset Prefix Remark A 1957 H.M. Patel A G - L Signed as Secretary, Ministry of Finance. B 1957 H.M. Patel A L - Z Signed as Principal Secretary, Ministry of Finance. Released on 16th July 1957 1957 A.K. Roy B A - X - A 1957 L.K. Jha B Y - B 1957 L.K. Jha C A - Y - C 1957 L.K. Jha D A - Y -