Republic of Indonesia 1951 - 1959

Cultural Series - 1952




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This is the very first banknote issued by the Bank of Indonesia.
Circulation date: July 2, 1953 - January 16, 1961

Size: 136 x 76 mm
5 Rupiah

Printer: Thomas De La Rue & Company Ltd., IMP 
Watermark: Vertical Wavy Lines
Signatures: Indra Kasoema - Sjafruddin Prawiranegara
Serial Number:
◊  1 number 1 letter 5 numbers
◊  1 number 2 letters 5 numbers
◊  1 number 3 letters 5 numbers



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Size: 136 x 76 mm
10 Rupiah

Printers: 
◊  Pertjetakan Kebajoran, NV., IMP
◊  Johan Enschede en Zonen
Watermark: Vertical Wavy Lines
Signatures: Indra Kasoema - Sjafruddin Prawiranegara
Serial Number:
◊  3 letters 6 numbers with printer's name Pertjetakan Kebajoran on back
◊  2 letters 6 numbers with printer's name Johan Enschede on face
◊  3 letters 6 numbers with printer's name Johan Enschede on face



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Size: 142 x 82 mm
25 Rupiah

Printers: 
◊  Pertjetakan Kebajoran, NV., IMP
◊  Johan Enschede en Zonen
Watermark: Vertical Wavy Lines
Signatures: Indra Kasoema - Sjafruddin Prawiranegara
Serial Number:
◊  3 letters 6 numbers with printer's name Pertjetakan Kebajoran on back
◊  2 letters 6 numbers with printer's name Johan Enschede on face
◊  3 letters 6 numbers with printer's name Johan Enschede on face



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Size: 142 x 82 mm
50 Rupiah

Printer: Johan Enschede en Zonen 
Watermark: Vertical Wavy Lines
Signatures: Indra Kasoema - Sjafruddin Prawiranegara
Serial Number:
◊  2 letters 6 numbers
◊  3 letters 6 numbers



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* old counterfeit is known to exist *
Size: 142 x 82 mm
100 Rupiah

Printer: Johan Enschede en Zonen 
Watermark: Vertical Wavy Lines
Signatures: Indra Kasoema - Sjafruddin Prawiranegara
Serial Number:
◊  2 letters 6 numbers
◊  3 letters 6 numbers



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Size: 151 x 90 mm
500 Rupiah

Printer: Johan Enschede en Zonen 
Watermark: Vertical Wavy Lines
Signatures: Indra Kasoema - Sjafruddin Prawiranegara
Serial Number:
◊  2 letters 6 numbers
◊  3 letters 6 numbers



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* old counterfeit is known to exist *
Size: 151 x 90 mm
1000 Rupiah

Printer: Johan Enschede en Zonen 
Watermark: Vertical Wavy Lines
Signatures: Indra Kasoema - Sjafruddin Prawiranegara
Serial Number:
◊  2 letters 6 numbers
◊  3 letters 6 numbers
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