Thursday, November 6, 2008

Indonesia - 1992 to 1993 Series Banknote

The 1992 and 1993 Series consist of seven denominations that include 100 Rupiah, 500 Rupiah, 1000 Rupiah, 5000 Rupiah, 10000 Rupiah, 20000 Rupiah and 50000 Rupiah. All of these notes were issued by Bank of Indonesia in 1992 except the denomination of 50000 Rupiah was issued in 1993.

Despite these notes were known as 1992 or 1993 Series, they were continue printing throughout its subsequent years. This can be identified through the footnote on the obverse of note itself. Therefore, there are normally classified as 1992/1992, 1992/1993, 1992/1994 etc. It means this note is the 1992 Series but printed in year 1992, 1993 or 1994. Each note has different value with the different printed year. For example, the 1992/1992 has higher value than 1992/1998.


Date of Authority printed in the middle of the note


1000 Rupiah - 1992 Series printed in year 1994. "PERUM PERCETAKAN UANG RI IMP 1994" represents The Indonesia Currency mint 1994

This series of Indonesia banknote does not have a special theme. The obverse of these notes carry different themes: ship, animal, scenery, instrument and portrait.

100 Rupiah - 1992 Series


This 100 Rupiah note was introduced on 28 December 1992. The front features the Bugus Phinisi and the back features the Krakatoa, a volcanic island in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra in Indonesia.

500 Rupiah - 1992 Series



This 500 Rupiah note was issued on 28 December 1992. The front features the Orang Utan, one of the intelligent and great apes in the world and are found only in North Borneo Island. The back features a traditional house located in East Kalimantan.

1000 Rupiah - 1992 Series


This 1000 Rupiah note was released on 28 December 1992. The front features the Lake Tabo located at Sumatra Island. It is a lake and supervolcano. The back feature the stone jumping located at Nias, an island located off the western coast of Sumatra Island.

5000 Rupiah - 1992 Series

This 5000 Rupiah note was issued on 10 February 1992. The front features the Sasando Rote and the back features the Tri-coloured lake located at Kelimutu located at the central of Flores Island.

10,000 Rupiah - 1992 Series

This 10000 Rupiah note was introduced on 18 August 1992. The front features Hamengkubuwana IX, the second vice President of Indonesia during the Suharto's reign and the scout camping in the background. The back features the Borobudur, one of the famous Buddist monument in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia.

20,000 Rupiah - 1992 Series




This 20000 Rupiah note was released on 10 February 1992. The front features the Red Bird of Paradise and the back features the Clove flower and the map of Indonesia as background. This note was also re-issued in 1995 with new security thread on top of 1992 Series.

50,000 Rupiah - 1993 Series




The front features portrait of President Soeharto, the father of Indonesian Development with various sectoral developments such as culture, agriculture, infrastructure, education, chemical industry in the background. The back features the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport and a Garuda Indonesia Boeing 747-400 airplane taking off, illustrating that the Indonesian development is entering the process of take-off. This 50000 Rupiah also released in polymer note adopting the same design in 1993.

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