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India, 10-Rupees, May 1919

Price £165

India, 10-Rupees, May 1919

India, Government of India, uniface 10-Rupees banknote, 20 May 1919, universalised without city letter, black serial number AD5 70589, signed by M M S Gubbay, obverse: denomination at centre in red, eight language panels, “I Promise to pay the Bearer on Demand at any Office of Issue the sum of Rupees” at top, TEN below, reverse: blank, 202mm x 129mm (Pick, “Standard Catalog of World Paper Money”, A10k).

Large tears horizontally and vertically into the centre of the note (requiring professional repairs), two spike holes to left, central hole at fold point, two heavy old folds and associated paper weakness and holes, the note complete but needs attention, fair to about fine.