Real Or Fake : 17 ways to check your new 2000 rupee note is real or Fake

by

Pankaj Kumar

- November 21, 2016


The new Rs 2000 notes are not being accepted by many as they are unsure of the identification marks on the notes. The lack of lower denomination notes is a major reason why the new notes are not being circulated much.

Assuming that fake notes are an eventuality when it comes to a nation’s currency, the Reserve Bank of India has released a few guidelines to distinguish the new 2000 note.

Here are 17 identification marks  found on the new Rs 2000 note:

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  1. The number 2000 can been seen clearly when held against light.
  2. A hidden image of the numeral 2000 can be seen when held at a 45-degree angle.
  3. The numeral 2000 is written in Devanagari script on the left hand side of Mahatma Gandhi’s portrait.
  4. Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi in the centre.
  5. Micro letter ‘RBI’ and ‘2000’.
  6. On the color-changing security thread one can read RBI, Bharat in Devanagari and the numeral 2000 using different viewing angles.
  7. RBI Governor, Urijit Patel’s signature with promise clause and RBI emblem towards right.
  8. Watermark of Mahatma Gandhi’s portrait and electrotype 2000 watermark.
  9. On the number panel, numerals growing small to big on top left and bottom right.
  10. Denomination with rupee symbol in colour changing ink on bottom right.
  11. Ashok Pillar emblem on the right.
  12. Horizontal rectangle with raised 2000 printing on the right.
  13. Seven raised angular bleed lines on the right and left side.
  14. Year of printing of the note is on the left.
  15. Swachh Bharat logo with slogan on the left.
  16. Language panel towards centre.
  17.  Motif of Mangalyaan on the back of the note.

The Rs 2,000 currency note measures 66mm x 166mm.


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