Tuesday, October 23, 2007

The history of indian rupee is really interesting....
When you explore the evolution of the rupee it is mind-boggling.
I consider these notes as high as an artwork....

EVOLUTION OF THE CURRENCY NOTES

BRITISH INDIAN RUPEE


FRENCH INDIAN RUPEE


ONE RUPEE-OBVERSE

CURRENT DAY NOTES







Language panel

Language panel on an Indian banknote



SECURITY FEATURES IN THE NOTES

*Watermark — White side panel of notes has Mahatma Gandhi watermark.


*Security thread — All notes have a silver security band with inscriptions visible when held against light.


*Latent image — Higher denominational notes display note's denominational value in numerals when held horizontally at eye level.


*Microlettering — Numeral denominational value is visible under magnifying glass between security thread and watermark.


*Fluorescence — Number panels glow under ultra-violet light.


*Optically variable ink — Notes of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 have their numerals printed in optically variable ink. Number appears green when note is held flat but changes to blue when viewed at angle.

*Back-to-back registration — Floral design printed on front and back of note coincides when viewed against light.

2 comments:

Warrior said...

Great job man

ishan said...

Hello Deepak,

Regarding the competition to design a symbol for the "rupee" that can be typed from a keyboard, can one create an entirely new glyph?

Thanks
-ik