Arched RESERVE BANK OF INDIA with GUARANTEED BY THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT and Promise Text below it. Signed by Governor, For THE RESERVE BANK OF INDIA. Ashoka Pillar in right window, ONE HUNDRED / RUPEES and SAU RUPAYA in Hindi in Central Denomination Panel. Serial numbers on top right and lower left. 100 in top left and lower right. Relief underprint of 100 below signature. Tiny ‘100’ below watermark window and Ashoka Pillar. Multicolour tint in borders.
RESERVE BANK OF INDIA in centre, language panel on left. New vignette of two tusker elephants with trees in background and waterbody with lotus in foreground. RBI seal in lower centre. 100 in top corners. ONE / HUNDRED RUPEES below language panel and SAU RUPAYA in Hindi below watermark window.
Type 4 on reverse
Ashoka Pillar on left. RESERVE/BANK/OF/INDIA in four lines in centre. 14 links in a horizontal line on top and 4 links below.
17.1 X 10.7 cm.
Type 6.7.1 Type 6.7.1
|Type No.||Signature||Known Prefix||Remark|
|126.96.36.199 A||B. Rama Rau||A0 - A17 H0 - H12 Q0 - Q3 U0 - X0 - X5||Value in Hindi reads ‘SAU RUPAYA’ in centre. Serial number in Black. Released on 19th July 1951|
|188.8.131.52 B||B. Rama Rau||A18 - A21 H13 - H18 ... Q4 - Q11 U1 - U3 X6 - X10||Value in Hindi reads ‘SAU RUPAYA’ in centre. Serial number in Red. Released on 28th July 1953|