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.
Type 1 on reverse
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
- Prefixes ‘I’, ‘J’, ‘O’, ‘X’, ‘Y’, and ‘Z’ are not issued.
- Series started with reduced Promise Text.
|188.8.131.52 A||S. Jagannathan||A/0 - 49||Underprint in signature panel in light green. Released on 1st June 1972. Wrong Kashmiri in language panel|
|184.108.40.206 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|
|220.127.116.11 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|