20 Rupees TYPE 6.5.1

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20 Rupees TYPE 6.5.1


RESERVE BANK OF INDIA, GUARANTEED BY THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT and Promise Text in English and Hindi. Signed by Governor in English and Hindi. 20 in Central Denomination Panel. Ashoka Pillar on right. 20 in top right and lower left corners. BEES RUPAYE in Hindi below Ashoka Pillar. Serial number in top right and lower left. Security thread in right half.


BHARATIYA RESERVE BANK above vignette of Parliament House in centre. Language panel on left. 20 in top corners. BEES RUPAYE in Hindi in lower left and TWENTY RUPEES in lower right, RBI seal in centre.

RBI Seal

Type 1 on reverse

Language Panel

Type 5 on reverse


Ashoka Pillar on left. R/B/I in three lines in centre, bold 20 on right


14.8 x 6.3 cm


  1. Prefixes ‘I’, ‘J’, ‘O’, ‘X’, ‘Y’, and ‘Z’ are not issued.
  2. Series started with reduced Promise Text.
Kashmiri in Types 5.1-KashmiriChanged Kashmiri in Type 5.1-KashmiriWrong


Type No. Signature Prefix Remark Images A  S. Jagannathan  A/0 - 49 Underprint in signature panel in light green. Released on 1st June 1972. Wrong Kashmiri in language panel B  S. Jagannathan A/50 - A/99, B, C/0 -C/49 Underprint  in  enhanced  green  colour  in Signature Panel. Wrong Kashmiri in language panel C  S. Jagannathan  C/50 - C/99, D Corrected  Kashmiri  legend  in  the  fifth  line  of  the language  panel on  reverse.  Released  on  14th  July 1972