10000 Rupees TYPE 3.12

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10000 Rupees TYPE 3.12


Printed in Nasik on white, handmade and moulded paper. First issued on 3rd February 1931. Demonetised on 12th January 1946. THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA above portrait of King George V and TEN / THOUSAND RUPEES below. Two watermark windows on either side. GRI omitted in this denomination. Circle of issue overprinted below portrait. Banana trees on lower left and palm trees on lower right with lake and hills in background. 10000 in top corners and Rs. / 10000 in lower corners. Serial number in black in top right and lower left. Signed FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA.


GOVERNMENT OF INDIA on top. Language panel in centre. TEN THOUSAND RUPEES below with THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA in tiny alphabets written within each alphabet individually.


Obverse: Radiating GOVERNMENT OF INDIA and RUPEES TEN THOUSAND alternatively from the profile portrait. Intertwined concentric circles in a horizontal figure of 8 with 10000 and GOVERNMENT OF INDIA and TEN THOUSAND RUPEES in entire central panel. Reverse: GOVERNMENT OF INDIA on left window and TEN THOUSAND RUPEES on right window.

Language Panel

Type 2


Left window – Profile portrait of George V facing right. Right window – Rs / 10000 /Rs in three lines and GOVERNMENT OF INDIA in centre below.


In the Promise Text – the words: “ON DEMAND“ are used before the denomination


Type No. Signature Circle of Issue Prefix
3.12.1 A J.B. Taylor Bombay Z
3.12.1 B J.B. Taylor Calcutta Z
3.12.1 C J.B. Taylor Cawnpore Z
3.12.1 D J.B. Taylor Karachi Z
3.12.1 E J.B. Taylor Lahore Z
3.12.1 F J.B. Taylor Madras Z
3.12.1 G J.B. Taylor Rangoon Z
3.12.2 A J.W. Kelly Bombay Z
3.12.2 B J.W. Kelly Calcutta Z
3.12.2 C J.W. Kelly Cawnpore Z
3.12.2 D J.W. Kelly Karachi Z
3.12.2 E J.W. Kelly Lahore Z
3.12.2 F J.W. Kelly Madras Z
3.12.2 G J.W. Kelly Rangoon Z