Currency notes in India are like saas-bahu serials, you will never know what twist and turns will come. However, since money is an important source of desire fulfillment, the RBI too makes life easy for the citizens of India. In the recent past, the Indian currency has gone through some major changes, from being technologically advanced to battling black money circulation. But almost everyone is aware about the current trends with regard to the Indian Notes. And few have detailed knowledge about our past currencies.
Let’s have a look at some of the facts about rare notes of India and coins:-
If you think the RBI shouldn’t have released the Rs. 2000 notes because getting a change for it is costing you to lose weight as you have to go from pillar to post. Then imagine the scenario from 1958 to 1978, where Rs. 5000 and Rs. 10,000 notes were in circulation.There is an old saying “it’s all about being good neighbors”. But sometimes destiny plays a cruel joke. Did you know five rupees coins were smuggled to Bangladesh to make razors? Not that sharp is we now? Well, it’s a fact.
Currency notes of India clearly embrace diversity as they have made room for various languages on them. Hindi and English are featured on the front side while 15 other languages are part of the reverse side of the note.Sometimes things go through various trials and tribulations and they lose their value but not with Indian notes. If your note is torn, it can easily be exchanged with a new one at a bank.There is always some history attached to Indian currencies and these notes at times depict the greatness of India is some way or the other. The 20 rupee note carries an imprint of the Andaman Islands.
Let’ look forward to more interesting facts about Indian notes and coins.