Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will soon bring into circulation new Rs 10 notes in chocolate brown colour, which will have India’s cultural heritage Konark Sun Temple as a motif on the reverse side.
The central bank will shortly issue Rs 10 notes in the Mahatma Gandhi series, bearing signature of Urjit R. Patel, RBI governor, it said in a release. The base colour of the note is chocolate brown, it said.
The salient features of Rs 10 denomination banknote in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series are as under:
1. See through register with denominational numeral 10
2. Denominational numeral १० in Devnagari,
3. Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the centre,
4. Micro letters ‘RBI’, ‘भारत ‘, ‘INDIA’ and ’10’,
5. Windowed demetalised security thread with inscriptions ‘भारत’ and RBI,
6. Guarantee Clause, Governor’s signature with Promise Clause and RBI emblem towards right of Mahatma Gandhi portrait,
7. Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right,
8. Mahatma Gandhi portrait and electrotype (10) watermarks,
9. Number panel with numerals growing from small to big on the top left side and bottom right side.
10. Year of printing of the note on the left,
11. Swachh Bharat logo with slogan,
12. Language panel,
13. Motif of Sun Temple, Konark,
14. Denominational numeral १० in Devnagari.
Dimension of the banknote will be 63 mm x 123 mm.