Indian Rupee: This post will let you know some amazingly interesting facts about the Indian currency.
We know how RBI is the authority which makes most of the decisions pertaining to cash flow and other such fancy things like Cash Reserve Ratio. We all love money. But do we know enough about it?
5,000 and 10,000 rupees notes were in circulation between 1954 and 1978
After Independence, Pakistan used Indian Rupee notes stamped with ‘Pakistan’ until it could print enough
One rupee notes are issued by the Ministry of Finance and bear the signature of the Secretary
₹500 and ₹1000 notes are banned in Nepal
At one time, 5 rupee coins were smuggled to Bangladesh for making razors
To type the symbol of the rupee, you need to press ‘Ctrl+Shift+$’
Cost of minting a 10 ₹ coin is 6.10₹
It is possible to find out which place a particular coin was minted at by determining the mark below the date of minting
If you have a torn note, or more than 51% of its torn part, you can exchange it for a new one at a bank
In 1917, the ₹ was mightier than the $. 1 ₹= 13 USD to be precise
All Indian notes carry an imprint of something Indian. Like the 20₹ note carries the imprint of the Andaman Islands
Do you feel wiser by your penny now ?
Inspired by a post on Scoopwhoop