India new date (2012) 100-rupee note with L inset letter reported

According to an official press release dated 11 December 2012, the Reserve Bank of India will shortly issue 100-rupee (US$1.85) banknotes with inset letter L in the Mahatma Gandhi Series-2005, bearing the signature of Dr. D. Subbarao, Governor, Reserve Bank of India, and the year of printing 2012 printed on the reverse of the Bank note.

The design of these notes to be issued now is similar in all respects to the `100 Bank notes in Mahatma Gandhi Series- 2005, issued earlier.

All the Bank notes in the denomination of `100 issued by the Bank in the past will continue to be legal tender.

Courtesy of Phil Martin.