Indian Government Issued New Currency Notes of Rs 500 and Rs 2000
The average age of the notes are usually less than a year but depend on usage. Lower the value, higher the usage
Stone grey coloured Rs. 500 currency notes and magenta coloured Rs. 2,000 currency notes are put into circulation by the Reserve Bank of India following the Demonetization of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 currency notes from the midnight of 9th Nov 2016.
The predominant new theme of the Rs. 500 note is the heritage site of Red Fort.
The RBI said it has introduced the new design banknotes of Rs. 2,000 denomination as part of Mahatma Gandhi (new) series. It has motif of ‘Mangalyan’ (ISRO’s Mars mission) on the reverse, depicting the country’s first venture in interplanetary space.
India new 2,000-Rupee note = US$ 30
Magenta: Denomination as registration device; Mahatma Gandhi; RBI seal with tiger and palm tree; lion capital of Ashoka pillar.
Swachh Bharat logo (Gandhi’s eyeglasses); language panel; Mangalyaan (Mars Orbiter Mission space probe).
3-mm wide green-to-blue windowed security thread with demetalized RBI, 2000, भारत (India). Watermark: Mahatma Gandhi and electrotype vertical 2000.
Printer: (ISP). 166 x 66 mm.
a. 2016. Signature 22. Letter: None, R. Intro: 10.11.2016.
India new 500 rupee note = US$ 7.45
Stone gray: Denomination as registration device; Mahatma Gandhi; RBI seal with tiger and palm tree; lion capital of Ashoka pillar.
3-mm wide green-to-blue windowed security thread with demetalized RBI.
Watermark: Mahatma Gandhi and electrotype vertical 500.
Printer: (ISP). 150 x 63 mm.
a. 2016. Signature 22. Letter: E. Intro: 10.11.2016.
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