Vignette: Ashoka Pillar on obverse and seated Mahatma Gandhi reading book at the Sabarmati Ashram compound, Ahmedabad on reverse. RESERVE BANK OF INDIA, GUARANTEED BY THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT and promise text in English and Hindi. Signed by Governor in English and Hindi. 2 in Central Denomination panel. DO RUPAYE in Hindi below watermark window. Stylised RBI monogram in lower centre. 2 in top corners. Serial number below Ashoka Pillar. Tiny TWO RUPEES/ RESERVE BANK OF INDIA / BHARAT (in Hindi) in three lines on pedestal in centre in lower margin. Relief underprint TWO RUPEES below serial number.
BHARATIYA RESERVE BANK in Hindi above vignette of Mahatma Gandhi in centre. Language panel on left. Numeral in English on either side. RBI seal separates denomination in Hindi on left and English on right.
Type 1 on reverse
Type 5 on reverse
Ashoka Pillar on left, ‘2’ in centre; R/B/I in three lines on right
10.7 x 6.3 cm
- ‘On Demand’, ‘at any office of issue’ from Promise Text and ‘For THE RESERVE BANK OF INDIA’ deleted.
- Hindi introduced along with English in Promise Text, Governor’s signature, Reserve Bank of India and Guaranteed by the Central Government.
|188.8.131.52||L.K. Jha||A, B, C||Released on 2nd October 1969|
|184.108.40.206||B.N. Adarkar||D, E||Released on 24th August 1970|