RESERVE BANK / OF INDIA in two lines with Promise Text below it. GUARANTEED BY THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT in lower margin. Signed by Governor, For THE RESERVE BANK OF INDIA. Ashoka Pillar in right window, ONE HUNDRED / RUPEES and EK SAU RUPAYE in Hindi in Central Denomination Panel. Red serial numbers on top left and lower right. Rs. /100 below watermark window and Hindi Ru. / 100 (RU. – Abbreviation of Rupees in Hindi) below Ashoka Pillar. Relief underprint of 100 with RUPEES across it on left of signature and stylised RBI monogram to the right. Relief underprint 100 RS beneath upper serial number panel and RBI underprint in lower serial number panel. Tiny ‘BHARAT’ in Hindi below watermark window and tiny ‘RBI’ below Ru. / 100 above lower right serial number. Security Thread on right half. Multicolour tint in borders.
RESERVE BANK OF INDIA in centre, language panel on left. New vignette of Hirakud Dam, a symbol of industrialisation. RBI seal in lower centre. EK / SAU RUPAYE in Hindi in top right and. ONE / HUNDRED / RUPEES below language panel and Rs. 100 below watermark window.
RBI RS 100 on all four margins in rainbow colours within multicolour tint in obverse. RESERVE BANK OF INDIA in a wave pattern below Central Denomination Panel on obverse and on either side of RBI seal on reverse.
Type 5 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
Abbreviation of Rupees in Hindi ‘RU’ used for the first time Hirakud dam is built across the Mahanadi River, about 15 km from Sambalpur in the state of Odisha in India. Built in 1957, the dam is one of the world’s longest earthen dam. Behind the dam extends a lake, Hirakud Reservoir, 55 km long. Hirakud Dam is one of the longest dams in the world, about 26 km in length. It is one of the first major multipurpose river valley project started after India’s Independence. The name of the dam is mostly mis-pronounced in North India as Hirakund which is actually Hirakud. RU. - Abbreviation of Rupees in Hindi ‘Governor’ below signature centre aligned
|188.8.131.52||H.V.R. Iengar||AA00 - AA99||Released on 26th December 1960, ‘Governor’ below signature placed to the right|
|184.108.40.206||P.C. Bhattacharya||AB00- AC99||‘Governor’ below signature placed in centre|