This interesting note from Bukittinggi was issued in red, green and blue with many serial number varieties. Have a look at what I have collected so far.... Download the full article here. ... Read More
The 1948 issue of the Surakarta notes contained lines to indicate the value of the notes, like five thin lines to represent the value “5” and 2 thick and one thin line to represent the value “2 ½”.
The 1949 issues do not contain this additional value indication. These notes have ... Read More
During 1947 - 1949, the military authorities of the South Sumatra residency Palembang issued local papermoney. In the attached pdf you will find a detailed overview of all the issues and their varieties that are known to me to date.
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During 1947 - 1948, the government of Labuhan Batu issued local papermoney, printed in the city of Rantau Prapat. In the attached pdf you will find a detailed overview of all the issues and their varieties that are known to me to date.
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By Rob Huisman, March 2013.
I came across this intriguing note in an auction in 2009 and was able to acquire it at a reasonable price. Recently I encountered the note again in my small pile of unidentified notes and notes with unidentified rubber stamp marks. Next, I spend a couple ... Read More
Uang Republik Indonesia Propinsi Sumatra (URIPS) 1948
By Rob Huisman
Emissie Oeang Republik Indonesia (URIPS), Bukittinggi, Sumatra, 17 April 1948, T.N. Hasan
100 (Seratus) Rupiah, 17 April 1948 (KUKI H-532, H-532A, H-532B)
type 1 (KUKI H-532A):
Obverse and reverse printed in black. The serial number consists of 2 characters and 5 numbers. The characters are printed ... Read More
Djambi – The serial letter combinations on the yellow notes issued in 1947 and 1948.
By Rob Huisman and Hans P. van Weeren
From 27 December 1947 to 20 May 1948, emergency paper money was issued in the Djambi residence by the Indonesian republican authority. All notes carry the description “Coupon Penukaran” ... Read More
Koetaradja, Atjeh residency, Republik Indonesia, 1947-1949
By Rob Huisman
The most nothern part of Sumatra is called Aceh (Atjeh) province. It is one of the Indonesian provincies that carries a special autonomous status, officially recognized by law since 2001. Banda Aceh is the capital and was previously called Koetaradja (Kutaradja).
From approximately 1300 to ... Read More
Modern falsifications of Netherlands Indies and Indonesian paper money
- By Rob Huisman -
One can devide forgeries of Netherlands Indies and Indonesian paper money in 4 categories:
- Contemporary falsifications with the objective to circulate the forgeries for profit
- Contemporary falsifications, issued by rivaling parties to either disrupt the others economy and/or ... Read More