Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Indonesia - 1968 Series (Sudirman Series)

This series of Indonesia banknote was issued by Bank Indonesia from 1968 to 1970. It was the last series of Indonesia banknote with a complete denomination. This series has a highest denominations in Indonesia banknote history with a total of 11 denominations. They are 1, 21/2, 5, 10, 50, 100, 500, 1000, 5000 and 10000 Rupiah.

This series of banknote also known as Sudirman series and was printed by PN Pertjetakan Kebajoran. The series name was adopted from its front feature that depicts the portrait of Sudirman. Sudirman was the military commander of Indonesian forces during the country's fight for independence from the Dutch in the 1940s. The back of this series display the various scene of industry in Indonesia.

The denominations of 5000 and 10000 Rupiah have two different varieties in their serial number. It is learnt that these varieties came with the serial number of two and three alphabets.

1 Rupiah

2 1/2 Rupiah

5 Rupiah

10 Rupiah

25 Rupiah

50 Rupiah

100 Rupiah

500 Rupiah

1000 Rupiah

5000 Rupiah

10000 Rupiah

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