1 Rupees TYPE 6.12.1

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1 Rupees TYPE 6.12.1


Red Colour Note 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. Inset B.


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.

Language Panel

Type 4 on reverse


Ashoka Pillar


10.1 x 6.4 cm.


Even though the coin reads 1957 it was released in 1959. A. K. Roy was in office from 1958 – 1960


Type No. Signature Inset Prefix Remark  A.K. Roy  B  Z  Released on 11th May 1959