About Indian Rupee ( INR )
The INR - Indian Rupee - is the official currency of the India in Asia. There are 100 paise in each 1 Rupee ( its sub-unit ). The symbol for INR is Rs. India was one of the earliest issuers of coins (circa 6th century BC). The first 'rupee' introduced by Sher Shah Suri was based on a ratio of 40 copper pieces (paisa) per rupee. The currency is known as the rupee, roopayi, rupaye, rubai or other terms derived from the Sanskrit rupyakam. The most commonly used symbols for the rupee are Rs, Rp and रू.