Demonetisation was one of the hottest topics of discussion of 2017, in India. India’s Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi stunned the nation by coming live on television sets and announcing his government’s policy of demonisation.


The nation was divided on this decision, in fact, it still is. For the first few weeks, people had to stand in long queues outside the banks and ATMs and media highlighted every bit of issue they could.

Opposition parties led by the Indian National Congress tried their best to corner the Modi government but the supporters of BJP and Mr. Modi stood tall behind them and helped the cross the hurdle, which was once, for a very short period of time, looking impossible to cross.


But, it’s 2018 now and we hope Indian flourishes economically and we become one of the wealthiest countries in the world. We, at, stumbled upon a beautiful story posted by

100 years ago i.e. on 2nd January 1918, the British government of India a rare note of Two Rupees and Annas Eight, or two and a half rupees. During British’s rule,  one Indian rupee was divided into 16 annas.

As per the report published by Indian Express, the Rs. 2.5 note was printed in England on white, handmade paper and bore the emblem of Emperor George V and the signature of erstwhile British finance secretary M M S Gubbay.

The note has symbolical reference as it was marked by seven prefix code variations denoting its circle — A (Cawnpore/Kanpur), B (Bombay), C (Calcutta), K (Karachi), L (Lahore), M (Madras) and R (Rangoon).

Let’s have a look at some of unseen Indian currency notes: