Monday, November 10, 2008

Indonesia - 1984 to 1988 Series Banknote

This 1984 to 1988 Series of Indonesian banknotes consist of five denominations. They were released in 100, 500, 1000, 5000 and 10000 Rupiah. One of the common features of these notes is that a phrase was printed in the bottom of the obverse of the note.

HERU SOEROSO DEL was printed on the denomination of 100 Rupiah

SOERIPTO DEL was printed on the denomination of 500 Rupiah

The word DEL was originated from DELINEAVIT which means "Photo taken by". HERU SOEROSO DEL means the photo was taken by Heru Soeroso and similarly SOERIPTO DEL carries the same meaning which is photo was taken by Soeripto Del. However, this feature was not continued to be used for the newer series of Indonesian notes.

100 Rupiah - 1984 Series

This 100 Rupiah note was introduced on 1 February 1985. The front features a Victoria Crowned Pigeon and the back features Asahan Dam.

500 Rupiah - 1988 Series

This 500 Rupiah note was issued on 29 January 1998. The front features the Rusa deer which are native to the Java Island and the back features the building of Bank Indonesia located at Ciberon, West Java.

1000 Rupiah - 1987 Series

This 1000 Rupiah note was released on 30 June 1987. The front features the Sisingamangaraja XII and the back features the Yogyakarta Kraton.

5000 Rupiah - 1986 Series

This 5000 Rupiah note was issued in 9 December 1986. The front features Teuku Umar, a national hero of Indonesia whom led a guerrilla campiagn in Aceh during the Dutch occupation. The back features Kudus tower.

10000 Rupiah - 1985 Series

This 10000 Rupiah note was introduced on 27 December 1985. The front features Raden Ayu Kartini, a pioneer in the area of women's right for native Indonesians and Prambanan temple, the largest Hindu temple compound in Centre Java, as the background. The back features a female university graduate and flag of Indonesia.

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