RBI issues new Rs 200 note, Here’s everything you need know

New Delhi, Aug 25: To amplify the circulation of lower denomination, the Reserve Bank of India issued new currency note of  Rs 200 on Friday.

Earlier, RBI official statement said, Reserve Bank of India will issue on August 25, 2017, Rs 200 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series, bearing signature of Dr. Urjit R. Patel, Governor, Reserve Bank of India from select RBI offices, and some banks.

The new currency note is of “Bright Yellow” color and have several designs, geometric patterns on the obverse and reverse. The dimension of the banknotes are 66 mm × 146 mm.

Here are the silent features of Rs 200 note :

Obverse (Front)

  • See through register with denominational numeral 200
  • Latent image with denominational numeral 200
  • Denominational numeral २०० in Devnagari
  • Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the centre
  • Micro letters ‘RBI’, ‘भारत’, ‘India’ and ‘200’
  • Windowed security thread with inscriptions ‘भारत’ and RBI with colour shift. Colour of the thread changes from green to blue when the note is tilted
  • Guarantee Clause, Governor’s signature with Promise Clause and RBI emblem towards right of Mahatma Gandhi portrait
  • Denominational numeral with Rupee Symbol, ₹ 200 in colour changing ink (green to blue) on bottom right
  • Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right
  • Mahatma Gandhi portrait and electrotype (200) watermarks
  • Number panel with numerals growing from small to big on the top left side and bottom right side

Reverse (Back)

  • Year of printing of the note on the left
  • Swachh Bharat logo with slogan
  • Language panel
  • Motif of Sanchi Stupa
  • Denominational numeral २०० in Devnagari

Visually impaired can also easily identify the new banknotes as the Intaglio or raised printing of Mahatma Gandhi portrait, Ashoka Pillar emblem, raised Identification mark H with micro-text ₹ 200, four angular bleed lines with two circles in between the lines both on the right and left sides, RBI said in its statement.

Wefornews Bureau 

 

 

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