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11 Amazing Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About The Indian Rupee

11 Amazing Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About The Indian Rupee : Every nation knows their currency with a specific name, and we know our currency as Rupee. Do you know that Rupee word originated from Sanskrit “rupyakam” which means silver coin. We all love money and want it more every day, but do you even aware about some facts about the Indian rupees. In this article we have collected some interesting fact which we think you will love it and do not forget to share this article with your friends.

 

Amazing Facts about Indian Rupee

5k and 10k rupees notes were in circulation between 1954 and 1978.

5k & 10k Rupee notes

5k & 10k Rupee notes

After Independence, Pakistan used Indian Rupee notes stamped with ‘Pakistan’ until it could print enough.

Pakistan used Indian Rupee notes

Pakistan used Indian Rupee notes

One rupee notes are issued by the Ministry of Finance and bear the signature of the Secretary.

One rupee notes are issued by the Ministry of Finance

One rupee notes are issued by the Ministry of Finance

₹500 and ₹1000 notes are banned in Nepal.

500 and 1000 notes are banned

500 and 1000 notes are banned

At one time, 5 rupee coins were smuggled to Bangladesh for making razors.

5 rupee coins were smuggled

5 rupee coins were smuggled

To type the symbol of the rupee, you need to press ‘Ctrl+Shift+$’.

To type the symbol of the rupee

To type the symbol of the rupee

Cost of minting a 10 ₹ coin is 6.10₹.

Cost of minting a 10 ₹ coin is 6.10₹

Cost of minting a 10 ₹ coin is 6.10₹

If you have a torn note, or more than 51% of its torn part, you can exchange it for a new one at a bank.

Torn note Exchange it in Bank

Torn note Exchange it in Bank

In 1917, the ₹ was mightier than the $. 1 ₹= 13 USD to be precise.

In  1917, the ₹ was mightier than the $

In 1917, the ₹ was mightier than the $

All notes carry an imprint of something Indian. Like the 20₹ note carries the imprint of the Andaman Islands.

All notes carry an imprint of something Indian

All notes carry an imprint of something Indian

Zero rupee notes were issued by the NGO 5th Pillar to fight corruption.

Zero Rupee Note

Zero Rupee Note

 

 

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