Mumbai, Jan 05, 2018 : The Reserve Bank will soon bring into circulation new Rs 10 denomination banknotes in chocolate brown color, which will have India’s cultural heritage Konark Sun Temple as a motif on the reverse side.
The central bank will shortly issue Rs 10 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (new) series, bearing the signature of Urjit R Patel, Governor, RBI, it said in a release.
The base colour of the note is chocolate brown, it said.
"The new denomination has motif of Sun Temple, Konark on the reverse, depicting the country’s cultural heritage," RBI said.
Among the salient features of the banknotes, on the obverse (front) the note will bear the portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the centre, the Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right, watermarks and number panel with numerals growing from small to big on the top left side and bottom right side.
On the reverse (back), it will carry the year of printing on the left, a Swachh Bharat logo with the slogan, language panel, the motif of Sun Temple and denominational numeral 10 in Hindi script Devnagari.
The dimension of the banknote will be 63 mm by 123 mm.
"All the banknotes in the denomination of Rs 10 issued by the Reserve Bank in the earlier series will continue to be legal tender," it said.