1st issue: Issued in March 1938; Withdrawn from circulation on 27th October 1957. Printed on white, machine made paper. THE / RESERVE BANK OF INDIA in centre, GUARANTEED BY THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT below it. Portrait of King George VI in right window, serial number below both windows. Numeral 100 in top right corner. ONE HUNDRED RUPEES and relief underprint Rs. / 100 on either side in Central Denomination Panel. ONE HUNDRED in relief in signature panel, Signed by GOVERNOR FOR THE RESERVE BANK / OF INDIA. Circle of issue overprinted in centre above promise text.
THE RESERVE BANK OF INDIA above. Vignette of roaring tiger in centre. ONE / HUNDRED / RUPEES below. Language panel in left window. RBI logo in top right corner. RUPEES / 100 in top left and lower right, 100 / RUPEES in lower left.
Obverse: RUPEES / ONE HUNDRED written in concentric semi circles within promise text panel. Reverse: 100 in centre ONE HUNDRED RUPEES, 100 in centre RESERVE BANK OF INDIA in a diamond panel alternatively in the watermark window.
- Profile portrait of King George VI facing right, RESERVE / BANK / OF / INDIA in four lines, 14 links above and 4 links below.
- Portrait Profile head facing right. This table consists of this type only. The split of this table is on the next type.
- Front facing portrait, RESERVE / BANK / OF / INDIA in four lines, 14 links above and 4 links below. The change in the watermark was necessitated due to Japanese attempts to forge these notes during 1942-43.
First issued in 1944; Withdrawn from circulation on 27th October 1957. Notes signed by C.D. Deshmukh with green serial number were issued after 15th August 1947. Some of these notes were overprinted for use in Burma and Pakistan. See Type 5.12, 5.16 and 5.21 in Chapter 5. Microlettering: RUPEES / ONE HUNDRED written in concentric semi circles within promise text panel. Relief underprint Rs. / 100 on either side in Central Denomination Panel Microlettering - 100 in centre ONE HUNDRED RUPEES, 100 in centre RESERVE BANK OF INDIA in a diamond panel alternatively.
|Type No.||Signature||Circle of Issue||Prefix||Remark|
|4.7.1 A||J.B. Taylor||Bombay||A||Serial Number in Black|
|4.7.1 B||J.B. Taylor||Calcutta||A||Serial Number in Black|
|4.7.1 C||J.B. Taylor||Cawnpore||A||Serial Number in Black|
|4.7.1 D||J.B. Taylor||Karachi||A||Serial Number in Black|
|4.7.1 E||J.B. Taylor||Lahore||A||Serial Number in Black|
|4.7.1 F||J.B. Taylor||Madras||A||Serial Number in Black|
|4.7.2 A||C.D. Deshmukh||Bombay||A, B||Serial Number in Black|
|4.7.2 B||C.D. Deshmukh||Calcutta||A, B||Serial Number in Black|
|4.7.2 C||C.D. Deshmukh||Cawnpore||A, B||Serial Number in Black|
|4.7.2 D||C.D. Deshmukh||Delhi||B||Serial Number in Black|
|4.7.2 E||C.D. Deshmukh||Kanpur||B||Serial Number in Black|
|4.7.2 F||C.D. Deshmukh||Karachi||A, B||Serial Number in Black|
|4.7.2 G||C.D. Deshmukh||Lahore||A, B||Serial Number in Black|
|4.7.2 H||C.D. Deshmukh||Madras||A, B||Serial Number in Black|
|4.7.3 A||C.D. Deshmukh||Bombay||B||Serial Number in Black|
|4.7.3 B||C.D. Deshmukh||Bombay||B||Serial Number in Green|
|4.7.3 C||C.D. Deshmukh||Calcutta||B||Serial Number in Black|
|4.7.3 D||C.D. Deshmukh||Delhi||B||Serial Number in Black|
|4.7.3 E||C.D. Deshmukh||Delhi||B||Serial Number in Green|
|4.7.3 F||C.D. Deshmukh||Kanpur||B||Serial Number in Green|
|4.7.3 G||C.D. Deshmukh||Madras||B||Serial Number in Green|