TYPE 1A.3.4 (1827-1837)

TYPE 1A.3.5 (1827-1837)
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TYPE 1A.3.3 (1823-1829)
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TYPE 1A.3.4 (1827-1837)


Personified “Commerce” sitting on articles of Merchandise in centre.


Same as Type 1A.3.3 with additional denomination in words at top right just above the central panel. (BANK OF BENGAL in ornamented panel on the left in Bangla, Persian and Hindi. Calcutta in promise text. Manuscript serial number on either side, manuscript date with printed year in Promise text panel on right and manuscript date on left above promise text panel. Denomination in numerals and words in Bangla, Persian and Kaithi above vignette. FIVE HUNDRED in denomination panel at lower left. Entered by manuscript signature and For the BANK OF BENGAL. Printed on paper of density 26 grams per square meter by Perkins & Heath, London using Patent Hardened Steel Plate.)


BENGAL BANK in Gothic and name of printer in top oval and type of plate in lower oval within an ornamental panel.


Within an ornamented rectangle, BANK OF BENGAL in first line; Bangla and Hindi in the second line, Persian in the third line.


Type No. Denominations Remark Denomination Panel
1A.3.4.1 10 Sicca Rupees Also specimen proof on card dp-1A.3.4.1
1A.3.4.2 50 Sicca Rupees Also specimen proof on card dp-1A.3.4.2
1A.3.4.3 100 Sicca Rupees Also specimen proof on card dp-1A.3.4.3
1A.3.4.4 1000 Sicca Rupees Also specimen proof on card dp-1A.3.4.4