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Welcome to www.indianbanknotes.com

 

The most informative website on Indian Paper Money!

 

This website is dedicated to the study of Indian paper money from the past to the present. The information in this website will support research and education in numismatics. This will benefit all academic specialists, serious collectors, professional numismatists, curators, librarians, auction houses and interested public. This website will help popularize banknote collection as a hobby with focus on numismatics as a sole subject, paper money or notaphily being the essence. Notaphily is the study of banknotes. Banknote collecting is an exciting hobby, which many millions of collectors around the world get immense pleasure from.

Collecting banknotes helps explore all kinds of cultures, eras, periods and history of the country. It explains the significance of monuments, temples, about the fauna, flora, rivers, mountains that are displayed on Indian Paper Money. The economic and political history of any country are displayed thorough the vignettes that are present on the banknotes. This website also provides you with a discussion board and a classified section where you will be able to post an advertisement to buy, sell or exchange Indian paper money.


Salient features:

  • All types of Indian Paper Money since its inception in 1770 to the present arranged chronologically and classified.
  • Watermarks are described with pictorial illustrations.
  • All Security Features are captured and explained.
  • The intricate details on micro-print, micro-lettering, micro-tint, relief underprints, motifs and security features on banknotes are described.
  • Well-researched and documented information on Issue Dates, Types, Prefix, Circle of Issue and Signatories.
  • Information on the Engravers, Designers and Printers of the Indian Banknotes.
  • The prime focus of this website is to provide all collectors with well researched and the best information on Indian Paper Money. Extensive information with images, explanations, anecdotes will take you through the history of Indian Paper Money.


This website is dedicated to the study of Indian paper money from the past to the present. The information in this website will support research and education in numismatics.  This will benefit all academic specialists, serious collectors, professional numismatists, curators, librarians, auction houses and interested public. This website will help popularize banknote collection as a hobby with focus on numismatics as a sole subject, paper money or notaphily being the essence.  Notaphily is the study of banknotes.  Banknote collecting is an exciting hobby, which many millions of collectors around the world get immense pleasure from.

Collecting banknotes helps explore all kinds of cultures, eras, periods and history of the country.  It explains the significance of monuments, temples, about the fauna, flora, rivers, mountains that are displayed on Indian Paper Money. The economic and political history of any country are displayed thorough the vignettes that are present on the banknotes.

This website also provides you with a discussion board and a classified section where you will be able to post an advertisement to buy, sell or exchange Indian paper money.

The information on Indian Paper Money since its inception in 1770 is divided into 14 Chapters.

Chapter 1 : Early Banknotes of Presidency and Private Banks 1770-1861.

Bank of Bombay - One Hundred Rupees

Bank of Bombay - One Hundred Rupees

Chapter 2 : Early Banknotes of Presidency and Private Banks 1770-1861.

Fifty Rupees - Red underprint; A. C. McWatters signature

Fifty Rupees - Red underprint; A. C. McWatters signature

Chapter 3 : Early Banknotes of Presidency and Private Banks 1770-1861.

Rupees Five - Q prefix; J. B. Taylor signature

Rupees Five - Q prefix; J. B. Taylor signature

Chapter 4 : Early Banknotes of Presidency and Private Banks 1770-1861.

Rupees One Thousand - Calcutta circle;J. B. Taylor signature

Rupees One Thousand - Calcutta circle;J. B. Taylor signature

Chapter 5 : Early Banknotes of Presidency and Private Banks 1770-1861.

One Hundred Rupees - J. B. Taylor signature

One Hundred Rupees - J. B. Taylor signature

Chapter 6 : Early Banknotes of Presidency and Private Banks 1770-1861.

Fifty Rupees

Fifty Rupees

Chapter 7 : Early Banknotes of Presidency and Private Banks 1770-1861.

One Thousand Rupees

One Thousand Rupees

Chapter 8 : Early Banknotes of Presidency and Private Banks 1770-1861.

Note of Jammu and Kashmir

Note of Jammu and Kashmir

Chapter 9 : Early Banknotes of Presidency and Private Banks 1770-1861.

Morvi State Havala - Two Hundred and Fifty

Morvi State Havala - Two Hundred and Fifty

 

Chapter 10 : Early Banknotes of Presidency and Private Banks 1770-1861.

Cash Coupons of Princely States

Cash Coupons of Princely States

 

Chapter 11 : Early Banknotes of Presidency and Private Banks 1770-1861.

Two Rupees - Bangalore Camp

Two Rupees - Bangalore Camp

 

Chapter 12 : Early Banknotes of Presidency and Private Banks 1770-1861.

Banco Nacional Ultramarino - Twenty Rupias

Banco Nacional Ultramarino - Twenty Rupias

 

Chapter 13 : Early Banknotes of Presidency and Private Banks 1770-1861.

Banque De L'Indochine - Fifty Rupees

Banque De L'Indochine - Fifty Rupees

 

Chapter 14 : Early Banknotes of Presidency and Private Banks 1770-1861.

Bank of Bengal - Essay

Bank of Bengal - Essay

 

 

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Awards and Certificates

India Banknote Collectors Chapter Recertification

The International Bank Note Society has recertified the India Banknote Collectors Chapter for the year 2013

 

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