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Denominations of Currency Notes and Coins

The denominations of notes in circulation are
Rs.5000   Rs.2000   Rs.1000   Rs.500
             
     
Rs.200   Rs.100   Rs.50   Rs.20
             
           
Rs.10            

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The denominations of coins in circulation are
Rs.10   Rs.5   Rs.2   Rs.1   Cts.50
                 
       
Cts.25   Cts.10   Cts.5   Cts.2   Cts.1

 

Value of Currency Notes and Coins in Circulation (as at 31 December)

Rs. million
Denomination (Rs) 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Notes                       5,000           31,536 53,360 90,585 158,725
                      2,000 15,054 40,162 54,189 72,652 99,271 105,717 109,370 87,799 67,439
                      1,000 104,599 95,290 93,189 101,922 109,382 105,363 101,046 105,386 127,258
                         500 16,531 14,988 15,693 18,171 19,683 21,391 23,318 23,668 28,206
                         200 280 221 175 176 210 166 145 138 133
                         100 10,370 11,269 11,416 12,255 13,333 14,317 14,979 15,332 17,030
                           50 2,654 3,015 2,773 3,052 3,568 3,688 3,779 4,041 4,273
                           20 1,713 1,892 1,899 2,068 2,603 3,013 3,350 3,726 4,121
                           10 1,648 1,875 1,904 1,807 1,857 1,821 1,735 1,639 1,520
 Total Notes (a)  152,919 168,782 181,307 212,173 249,977 287,080 311,152 332,382 408,773
Coins                            10 448 424 405 447 646 849 1,276 1,673 2,253
                             5 2,040 2,225 2,372 2,501 2,625 2,776 2,982 3,035 3,131
                             2 635 703 762 811 863 920 998 1,014 1,049
                             1 493 522 540 574 614 661 703 714 735
                        0.50 181 182 183 184 186 186 185 186 186
                        0.25 119 120 120 121 121 121 121 121 121
                        0.10 39 39 39 39 39 39 39 39 39
                        0.05 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23
                        0.02 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
                        0.01 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Total Coins (b) 4,320 4,582 4,792 5,257 5,675 6,153 6,908 7,389 8,122
Grand Total 157,240 173,364 186,099 217,430 255,652 293,233 318,060 339,771 416,895

(a) Currency notes of Rs. 5, Rs. 2, Rs. 1 are also included. The value of these notes remained unchanged at Rs. 37.2 million, Rs. 26.7 million, Rs. 5.0 million, respectively, as at end December 2014.

(b) This includes commemorative coins issued up to 31 December 2014. As at end December 2014, the values of Rs. 100 coins, Rs. 500 coins, Rs. 1,000 coins and Rs. 5,000 coins stand at Rs. 4.8 million, Rs. 23.3 million, Rs. 251.8 million and Rs. 41.8 million, respectively. The total value of other commemorative coins, as at end December 2014, stands at Rs. 255.8 million.


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