Sunday, 17 April 2011

First paper money of Nepal (Rs. 5, 10 and 100)

The first paper money started to be circulated in Nepal after – 1945:



Rs.5 Violet Brown  Front – Portrait of King Tribhuwan. 
Back – Tiger in a Jungle. 
Size: 73 X 126 mm. 
Quantity published: 0.66 million (approximate) 
Security features: Serial Numbers and watermark of King’s Portrait.






In circulation after – 1945 
Rs.10 Grey Blue 
Front – Portrait of King Tribhuwan and Guheshwari temple 
Reverse: National crest 
Quantity: 0.32 million approximate 
Security features: Serial nos and watermark of King’s Portrait.






Rs.100 Dark green, purple 
Portrait of King Tribhuwan and Pashupati temple. 
Reverse : Asian Rhinoceros. 
Quantity: 45 thousand approximate 
Security features: Serial nos and watermark of King’s Portrait.

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