India Bank Note Star Series : Rs. 20 D. Subbarao ” PLAIN ” Inset. Size 63 x 147 . Star / * Series Prefix – 09A , 2012
STAR ( * ) SERIES Bank Notes
Note : RBI Orginal & First Circular Dated August 2006 to Banks
Fresh Banknotes issued by Reserve Bank of India at present are serially numbered. Each banknote bears a distinctive serial number along with a prefix. The prefix consists of numeral and letter/s. The notes are issued in packets containing 100 pieces.
The Bank has adopted the Star series numbering system for replacement of defectively printed banknotes, at the printing presess. To begin with, this be for banknotes of Rs. 10, Rs. 20 and 50 denomination. The Star Series banknotes, but will have an additional character viz., a *(star) in the number panel in the space between the prefix and the number. The packets containing these banknotes will not therefore be serially numbered, but will contain 100 notes as usual. To facilitate easy identification, the banks on such packets will clearly indicate the presence of these notes in the packet.