issued: May 1938. Withdrawn on 1st June 1950. ‘Peacock Notes’ – Peacock on obverse in centre. No logo of RBI. RESERVE BANK OF INDIA on top with GUARANTEED BY THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT OF INDIA below it. PAYABLE AT ANY OFFICE OF ISSUE IN BURMA. Portrait of King George VI in right window. Rs. 5 in Burmese in top right, Rs. 5 on top left. ‘5’ below peacock. FIVE RUPEES in Central Denomination Panel. Relief underprint ‘FIVE’ within serial number panel and’ RUPEES’ within signature panel. Signed by GOVERNOR FOR THE RESERVE BANK OF INDIA. Burmese mythical lion dragon – Chinthe on either side of the window.
RESERVE BANK / OF INDIA on top. Vignette of tusker elephant in forest in centre. Denomination in English and Burmese in words and numerals in left rosette. Rs. 5 in lower left and Rs. 5 in Burmese in lower right.
Obverse: RESERVE BANK OF INDIA intertwined in an arched pattern throughout, including edges in two colours on obverse. Reverse: RESERVE BANK OF INDIA intertwined circular pattern including edges in two colours and RESERVE BANK OF INDIA in watermark window.
Profile portrait of George VI facing right. RESERVE/BANK/OF/INDIA in four lines. Numeral 5 in top left corner and bottom right.
Microlettering: RESERVE BANK OF INDIA intertwined in an arched pattern Microlettering: RESERVE BANK OF INDIA in watermark window in reverse.
|5.4.1||J.B. Taylor||A||Burmese legend on reverse reads ngwe dinga nga pya (silver coins five pieces).|