Important Fact about Currency of India, World

Important Fact about India Currency, Currency across World:
* The first coins were minted (made) around 2500 years ago.
* Paper money was first used in China over 1000 years ago.
* The first "rupee” was first introduced by Sher Shah Suri. It was based on a ratio of 40 copper pieces (paisa) per rupee.
* Udaya K Dharmalingam is the designer of the Indian rupee Symbol, which was adopted by the Government of India in 2010.Indian Rupee
* From 1953, Hindi was displayed prominently on the new notes.
* The Government of India took over the issue of banknotes in 1861 from the Private and Presidency Banks.
* The first series of coins with the Indian rupee symbol was launched on 8 July, 2011.
* The first 1000Rs Note was introduced in 2000.
* The first 20Rs and 5Rs note was introduced in 2001.
* Decimalization started in 1957 and the rupee was divided into 100 Naye Paise.
* Total 15 Languages (Apart from English) are printed in Indian Rupee Note. They are Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Panjabi, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.
* In India, the first paper banknote was published by Bank of Hindustan in 1770.
* The current Mahatma Gandhi series of banknotes stared from 1996 with new series of 10Rs notes.
* Indian coins are produced in 4 cities: Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata. The coins produce from each city puts an identification mark under the year of issue. Coins produced in Delhi have a dot mark, Mumbai have diamond mark, Hyderabad have star mark and coin produce from Kolkata have nothing beneath the year.
* Credit cards were first used in the United States in the 1920’s.
Important Currency & Countries:
Country
Currency Name
 Afghanistan
Afghan Afghani
 Argentina
Argentine Peso
 Australia
Australian Dollar
 Austria
Euro
 Bangladesh
Bangladeshi Taka
 Belgium
Euro
 Bhutan
Bhutanese Ngultrum
 Brazil
Brazilian Real
 Bulgaria
Bulgarian Lev
 Burma
Burmese Kyat
 Cambodia
Cambodian Riel
 Canada
Canadian Dollar
 Chile
Chilean Peso
 China
Chinese Yuan
 Czech Republic
Czech Koruna
 Denmark
Danish Krone
 France
Euro
 Germany
Euro
 Greece
Euro
 Hong Kong
Hong Kong Dollar
 India
Indian Rupee
 Indonesia
Indonesian Rupiah
 Iran
Iranian Rial
 Iraq
Iraqi Dinar
 Italy
Euro
 Japan
Japanese Yen
 Malaysia
Malaysian Ringgit
 Mexico
Mexican Peso
 Russia
Russian Ruble
 Saudi Arabia
Saudi Riyal
 South Africa
South African Rand
 Switzerland
Swiss Franc
 United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates Dirham
 United Kingdom
British Pound
 United States
United States Dollar