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1. Rs 5,000 and Rs 10,000 currency

Since the November, 2016 demonetisaton, the highest denomination of the Indian rupee that can be printed today is Rs 2,000. However, back in 1938, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had printed currency notes with a denomination of Rs 5,000 and Rs 10,000. These notes were demonetized in 1946 and later reintroduced in 1954. In 1978 these were again demonetized.

10 interesting facts about the Indian currency

All of us spend every day of our lives dealing with money and transacting with it. Yet, how well informed are you about the Indian rupee? With a history that dates back to 6 th century B.C., the Indian currency has some interesting facts. Here are 10 lesser-known facts for you about the Indian currency:

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