INDONESIAN NEW DESIGNED BANKNOTES AND COINS RELEASED
Tuesday, 20 December 2016
The bank notes features Indonesian National Heroes on one side and scenery, traditional dancers and flowers on the other side as an effort to prevent counterfeiting. Each of the banknotes has a color shifting feature that shows different colors from different angles, latent images that show under a special light and tactile marks for visually impaired people. So people can feel the distinguishable design on the banknotes' surfaces.
Meanwhile, the new designs for the Rp 1,000, Rp 500, Rp 200 and Rp 100 coins also show Indonesian heroes on on side and the denomination on the other side.
The new Banknote features Indonesian Heroes as follow
- 1,000 rupiah: Tjut Meutiah
- 2,000 rupiah: M. H. Thamrin
- 5,000 rupiah: K. H. Idham
- 10,000 rupiah: Frans Kaisiepo
- 20,000 rupiah: Gerungan Saul Samuel Jacob Ratulangi
- 50,000 rupiah: Juanda Kartawidjaja
- 100,000 rupiah: Soekarno and Mohammad Hatta
- Rp 100: Prof Dr Herman Johannes
- Rp 200: Dr Tjiptomangunkusumo
- Rp 500: Letjen TNI TB Simatupang.
- Rp 1.000: I Gusti Ketut Pudja.