1 Rupee TYPE 6.1.6

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1 Rupee TYPE 6.1.6


New design and size of note reduced 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 with BHARAT in Hindi below it. 1 / EK RUPAYA / ONE / RUPEE in Central Denomination Panel. 1 in top corners. Serial number in lower left. Signed by Secretary, Ministry of Finance. Relief underprint of EK RUPAYA in Hindi below serial number and ONE RUPEE below signature.


BHARAT in Hindi above GOVERNMENT OF INDIA. RUPAYA in Hindi 1/ RUPEE/ YEAR dated 1966 – 1976 on coin. Mint mark – Calcutta. EK RUPAYA below coin and ONE RUPEE below watermark window. Language panel in centre. 1 on top corners.


GOVERNMENT OF INDIA enclosed within the alphabets of relief underprint.

Language Panel

Type 5 on reverse.


Ashoka Pillar on left, ‘1’ in centre BHA/ RA/ TA in Hindi in three lines on the right.


9.6 x 6.4 cm


Inset in all Types beside serial number except in Type Inset ‘I’ which is under serial number as relief.


Type No. Year Signature Inset Prefix Remark 1966 S. Bhoothalingam - A - Y Released on 21st January 1966 A 1967 S. Jagannathan A A - V - B 1968 S. Jagannathan A V - Y - A 1968 I.G. Patel B A - T Signed as Special secretary, Ministry of Finance B 1969 I.G. Patel B T - Y Signed as Special Secretary, Ministry of Finance C 1969 I.G. Patel C A - G Signed as Special Secretary, Ministry of Finance D 1970 I.G. Patel C G - T - E 1971 I.G. Patel C T - Y - F 1971 I.G. Patel D A - K - G 1972 I.G. Patel D L - Y - H 1972 I.G. Patel E A - K - A 1973 M.G. Kaul E L - Y - B 1973 M.G. Kaul F A - J - C 1974 M.G. Kaul F J - Y - D 1974 M.G. Kaul G A - J Released on 6th October 1974 E 1975 M.G. Kaul G K - Y - F 1975 M.G. Kaul H A - F Released on 6th September 1975 G 1976 M.G. Kaul H F - Y - H 1976 M.G. Kaul I A - D Released on 10th December 1976. Inset as relief beneath serial number