Lot 95

Indian Reserve Bank Haj Pilgrim Issue 100 Rupee Extremely Rare Note

  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 1800000 - 2000000
  • Unsold
  • Auction Completed!

Catalog Reference #
HA#2, Jhun6.13.2.1.
Metal Composition
Lot Grade/Condition
Very Fine
10.7 * 17.1
1959 AD

India. Reserve Bank. 100 Rupees, ND (1959). Haj Pilgrim Issue. Extremely Fine Jhun6.13.2.1. The highlight note in this incredible run of the Haj Series.
This example boasting a vibrant red color with orange and yellow hues throughout.

Prefix HA with HAJ arched on each side of the arched Reserve Bank of India cornice atop the note. Issuing office of Bombay noted on the bottom. H.V.R. IYENGAR signature at the Governor’s panel.

Ashoka column serving as both the watermark and right vignette with noticeable lathework permeating throughout the design. Reserve Bank of India seal type 1 on the reverse with a type 4A language panel at center. 17.1 X 10.7 cm in size with just some pinholes which should be expected for the type and some stains to report that are noted on the holder.

This astonishing example is one of few treasures of not just Indian Banknotes, but World Banknotes that escape even the most prestigious of collections.
This note caps off the rarest of opportunities to own it.