Saturday, November 8, 2008

Indonesia - Rp50,000 Polymer Note

Rp50,000 Polymer note issued with folder is the first Indonesian Polymer Banknote

This Rp50,000 is the first polymer banknote issued by Bank of Indonesia on 1 March 1993. It was issued to commemorate the successful 25 years of Indonesian Development from year 1969 to 1994. The front features the 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.


Full description of the issue folder.

The First Long Term 25-Year Development Period, beginning April 1, 1969 and ending March, 1994, has produced remarkable achievements in many sectors. To commemorate this success, the Bank Indonesia is issuing a limited number of Rp50,000 plastic bank notes with the theme '25 YEARS OF INDONESIAN DEVELOPMENT'. This note is the first plastic bank note issued in Indonesia and shall be legal tender.

On the front side of the bank note appears the portrait of President Soeharto as the Father of Indonesian Development with the representation of various sectoral developments in the background. On the reverse side is a picture of the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport and a Garuda Indonesia airplane taking off, illustrating that the Indonesian development is entering the process of take-off.

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