Twenty Rupee Note - Part Six

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This article is written as 9 part series. The first 6 describe the regular issue. The last 3 post gives the details of the Star Series. Please use the Previous - Next to navigate or use the Currency Tab to get a link to list of all posts.

Part 1: Notes by S Jaganathan, KR Puri, M Narasimham, I G Patel
Part 2: Notes by Manmohan Singh, RN Malhotra, C Rangarajan, Bimal Jalan
Part 3: Notes by YV Reddy
Part 4: Notes by D Subba Rao
Part 5: Notes by Raghuram Rajan
Part 6: Notes by Urjit Patel

Star Series:
Part 1: Notes by YV Reddy, D Subba Rao
Part 2: Notes by Raghuram Rajan
Part 3: Notes by Urjit Patel

This Post gives the notes issued by Urjit Patel

Revised Design:
There were minor changes to the design of the Rs 20 note. Namely

Obverse
Ascending font: The numerals in both the number panels will be in ascending size from left to right while the first three alpha-numeric characters (prefix) will remain constant in size.
Intaglio printing: The numeral “20”, RBI seal, Mahatma Gandhi’s portrait, RBI legend, Guarantee and promise clause, Governor’s signature, Ashoka Pillar emblem which were hitherto printed in intaglio (raised printing) are now being printed in offset (without any raised printing). Further, rectangular identification mark on the left of the banknote has been removed.
Colour: While there is no change in the colour at the reverse, the colour at the obverse is lighter (due to removal of intaglio printing).
Latent Image: The vertical band on the right side of the Mahatma Gandhi’s portrait hitherto contained a latent image showing the denominational numeral “20”.The latent image was visible only when the banknote was held horizontally at eye level. This feature is no longer present.

Reverse
There is no change in the reverse of the banknote.



Rs 20 - Urjit Patel - 2016 L Inset
Design: Gandhi Series, Rupee Symbol, Telescopic Numbering. No Identification Mark
Size: 147x63




Rs 20 - Urjit Patel - 2016 R Inset
Design: Gandhi Series, Rupee Symbol, Telescopic Numbering.No Identification Mark
Size: 147x63






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