Paper money

 

Here I will describe the "Early notes" P. A1 to P. A8.

These are the following banknotes, issued from "Government Of India" under "British administration" in 1897-1937:

 

With overprint "RANGOON" Issue: 1897 - 1915

Designation
Nominal
Date
Description Signature
P. A1a / b
5 Rupees
1904-1905
 Black on green background
 Colonial style with four language areas
 Uniface
 a. = F. Atkinson 1.6.1904
 b. = H.J. Brereton 19.5.1905
P. A2a / b
10 Rupees
1897-1907
 Black on green background
 Colonial style with four language areas
 Uniface
 a. = R.E. Hamilton 3.4.1897
 b. = M.F. Gauntlett 16.8.1907
         and 6.9.1907
P. A3a / b
100 Rupees
1915-1922
 Black on green background
 Colonial Art mit vier Sprachflächen
 Einseitig bedruckt
 a. = M.M.S. Gubbay 27.11.1915
         and 30.11.1915
 b. = H. Denning 18.8.1922

 

~ P. A4 / 5 Rupees 19.3.1908 R

 

 

Without overprint "RANGOON" Issue: 1897 - 1915

Designation
Nominal
Date
Description Signature
P. A4
5 Rupees
21.9.1914
 Black on red background
 Colonial style with eight language areas,  Uniface
 Imprinted with "R" bottom on left and right
 M.M.S. Gubbay
P. A5a
b
c
10 Rupees
1911-1918
 Black on red background
 Colonial style with eight language areas,  Uniface
 Imprinted with "R" bottom on left and right
 a. = R.W. Gillan 7.7.1911-30.11.1912
 b. = H.F. Howard 2.1.1915
 c. = M.M.S. Gubbay 28.3.1916-20.11.1918
PROVISIONAL
Issue
Issue
1917
P. A6
2 Rupees
8 Annas
ND (1917)
 Black on red background
 Colonial style with eight language areas,  Uniface
 Imprinted with "R" bottom on left and right
 M.M.S. Gubbay
PROVISIONAL
Issue
Issue
1927
P. A7
50 Rupees
1927
 Lilac and brown
 Portrait of King George V, right
 Imprint: Rangoon in small
 letters on India # 9
 Watermark:
 Portrait of König George V
 J.B. Taylor
P. A8
100 Rupees
1927-1937
 Violet and green
 Portrait of King George V, right
 Imprint: Rangoon in small
 letters on India # 10
 Watermark:
 Portrait of König George V
 a. = H. Denning.
 Imprint: Rangoon in small black
 Letters. Series S
       
 b. = H. Denning
 Imprint: Rangoon in small green
 Letters. Series S.
       
 c. = H. Denning
 Imprint: Rangoon in big green
 Letters. Series S.
 Reports not confirmed.
       
 d. = J. B. Taylor
 Imprint: Rangoon in big green
 Letters. Series S.
       
 e. = J. B. Taylor
 Imprint: Rangoon in big green
 Letters. Series T.
       
 f. = J. W. Kelly
 Imprint: Rangoon in small green
 Letters. Series T.