Marine blue colour note: payable at the office of issue at bombay. prefix ha before serial number, and ‘haj’ added on either side of reserve bank of india. these notes were issued to indian haj pilgrims for exchange with the local currency in saudi arabia. RESERVE BANK / OF INDIA with GUARANTEED BY THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT below it. Signed by GOVERNOR For THE RESERVE BANK OF INDIA. TEN RUPEES and DUS RUPAYE in Hindi in Central Denomination Panel. Serial numbers below Ashoka Pillar and watermark window. 10 in top corners. Security thread in right half. Multicolour tint in borders. ‘HAJ’ on either side of RESERVE BANK OF INDIA. “I PROMISE TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND THE SUM OF FIVE RUPEES AT THE OFFICE OF ISSUE AT BOMBAY”. Inset A.
RESERVE BANK / OF INDIA in two lines in centre, language panel on left window. Sailing boat or dhow in central panel. RBI seal in centre below. 10 in top corners. RUPEES / TEN below left window and DUS / RUPAYE in Hindi below watermark window. Palm trees on either end of windows.
Type 4A on reverse
Ashoka Pillar on left. TEN RUPEES/RESERVE BANK/OF/INDIA/TEN RUPEES in five lines in centre.
14.7 X 8.3 cm.
14.7 X 8.3 cm.
These notes were payable at the Bombay office of issue. They had ‘HA’ prefix in the serial number. They were issued once only in 1959 to the Haj Pilgrims. ‘HAJ’ on either side of RESERVE BANK OF INDIA
|188.8.131.52||H.V.R. Iengar||A||HA||Released on 3rd May 1959|