Numismatic

RUPEES 5. GOVERNMENT OF INDIA UNIFACE NOTE CIRCLE OF ISSUE - KURRACHEE OR BOMBAY

Lot No
8
Description
Condition: Uncirculated
Estimate
Rs. 25,00,000 - 30,00,000

Winning Bid

₹ 27,83,000

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

This lot is over one hundred years old or National Art Treasure, cannot be exported out of India as per Antiques and Art Treasures Act, 1972.

(payment only in Indian Rupees)

Provenance: Property from an important collection based in Mumbai.

Progressive proof note dated 20th January 1871, denomination panel in Urdu, Gujarati, Marathi and Kannada, circle of issue initial B, language & denomination type 2, observed 11 perfin holes, value on top left, top right and at centre in bold numerals, black and white, value in green underprint at centre, specimen note without serial number.

A specimen banknote is printed in scare quantity for distribution to central banks of other countries. This exercise is undertaken in order to familiarize and aid recognition of foreign currency.

Lot Similar to Cat #: J & R: 14.11