TYPE 7.8

TYPE 7.9
August 2, 2017
TYPE 7.6
August 2, 2017

TYPE 7.8

1st Issue Printed at Waterlow & Sons Ltd. London on unwatermarked paper. Density - 93.5 grams per square meter Issued in 1918. ‘Currency Note Sarkar-e-Ali’ in Urdu meaning Government Currency Note in top centre. Two five digit serial numbers on either side. Coat of Arms on either side on top. Denomination in words clockwise in Marathi, Telugu, O.S. Rs. TEN and Kannada. DUS RUPYE in Urdu in lower two corners. Promise text in three lines with the denomination reading “DUS RUPYE SICCA OSMANIA” in words in centre. For the Government in Urdu in lower right and signature in lower left. Date panel in lower left. Denomination in numerals in Siyaq, Telugu, Marathi, Kannada and English in a panel on either side.


10 in centre, numeral in Siyaq in top left, Telugu on top right, Kannada on lower right and Marathi on lower left.



“THE GOVERNMENT OF HIS EXALTED HIGHNESS THE NIZAM OF HYDERABAD” in circular inter twined pattern in Coat of Arms window and outside Central Denomination Panel and in a straight line within Central Denomination Panel. reverse: The same two patterns as on obverse one within central panel and the other outside it.

Coat of arms

Type 1.

Numeral panel

Type 1 on either side.


8” x 4-5/8”


Some notes of this type were recovered from the shipwreck of S.S. Egypt which was carrying a consignment of Hyderabad notes of 5, 10 and 100 Rupees from England to India. It sank off the French coast. These notes are unsigned and bear a rubber stamp with an inscription that gives details of the shipwreck and indicates that they have no value. They are listed here as ‘Sea Salvage’ notes.
R.R. Glancy Signed as “Moin-ul-Muham Finance”.
R.R. Glancy Signed as “Min Janeb Sarkar-e-Ali”.
The notes that were seasunk were reprinted with the same serial numbers as that of the seasunk notes. The font of the serial number was changed for identification.


Type No. Signature Date Date type Prefix Remark
 7.8.1 A  R.R. Glancy 1 Aban 1327  Fasli AA - AE Signed as “Moin-ul-Muham Finance”. Title, signature and date overprinted. “Balda Hyderabad Deccan” printed in Urdu in bottom right. Sign 1. Signature affixed at Hyderabad mint.
7.8.1 B R.R. Glancy 1 Dai 1328 Fasli AE - AH From here onwards “Min Janeb Sarkar-e-Ali” meaning On Behalf of The Government, printed on bottom right. Printed date. Sign 2. Signature affixed at Hyderabad mint.
7.8.1 C Fakruddin Ahmad 1 Dai 1328 Fasli AF Signature type 1, officiating in absence of R.R. Glancy. Signature affixed at Hyderabad mint
7.8.2 Sir Akbar Hyderi 1 Khurdad 1331 Fasli AJ - AK Signature affixed at Hyderabad mint
1 Aban 1332 Fasli AJ - AM
7.8.3 Hyder Nawaz Jung 1 Aban 1333 Fe AL - AP Printed sign 1
1 Amardad 1334 Fe AP - AT Printed sign 1
1 Azar 1338 Fe AR - AX Printed sign 2
1 Bahman 1339 Fe AX - AZ, BA - BP Printed sign 2
1 Mihr 1339 Fe BO - BR Printed sign 2
1 Tir 1342 Fe BR - BZ Printed sign 2
1 Amardad 1344 Fe BY - CC Printed sign 2
1 Farwardi 1346 Fe CB - CL Printed sign 2
7.8.4 Fakhr Yar Jung 1 Farwardi 1347 Fe CG - CO Last note issued in the series was CO 25000
7.8.5 Sea Salvage note 1 Khurdad 1331 Fasli AI 00001- AI 100000 Unsigned. Handwritten “Cancelled” or cancelled with a black/blue rubber stamp or without stamp
7.8.6 Sir Akbar Hyderi 1 Khurdad 1331 Fasli AI 00001- AI 100000 Replacement for sea sunk notes with different font type for the prefix and serial numbers.