- New batch of Rs 500 notes with inset letter 'A' being issued, says RBI
- Design of new Rs 500 notes similar to current Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series
- In existing Rs 500 notes, inset letter can be seen in two number panels
Here are 5 things to know:
Reserve Bank of India said the design of the new Rs 500 notes is similar in all respects to those belonging to the current Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series.
In the existing series of Rs 500 banknotes, first notified on November 8 when the government in a surprise move announced demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, the inset letter "E" can be seen in the two number panels at the upper-left and lower-right corners of the front side.
The year of printing and the Swachh Bharat logo is printed on the reverse side. The Rs 500 banknotes also contain an image of Red Fort on the reverse side.
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