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- Indonesia, Republic
- of 1 919 440 sq. km
- a bahasa, Indonesian (state), English, Dutch and local dialects
- ID (IDN) 360
The rupiah Indonesia is monetary unit of Indonesia. A symbol - Rp . The local population also is informal names rupee perak, this word is transferred from the Indonesian language as "silver". The first rupee has occurbed in 1945, initially the rupee was in the universal circulation, along with a dutch guilder and the rupee as which emitter the Japanese occupational government acted. By the end of 1949 the rupee has superseded other currencies. Subsequently there was an inflation, the government of Indonesia has carried out reforms on denomination of national money. Was marked by issue of new rupee 1965.
The Indonesian notes in the majority are produced of a banknote paper, however there are some kinds of denominations which have a polymeric basis. For the first time polymeric monetary tickets have been manufactured in 1993 of denomination in 50 000 rupees on the occasion of the 25 anniversary from the beginning of economic development of the state. On face side of these notes Suharto, on a background - airport "Soya-karno-hatta" in Djakarta with the flying up plane symbolising development of Indonesia is represented.
The second issue of polymeric denominations, already in nominal value in 100 000 rupees, has had for 1999 It has been connected with the decision of Bank of Indonesia to manufacture the denominations having higher degree of protection against fakes and which will wear out less. However issue of similar notes has called some difficulties at work with calculating machines, therefore in 2004 again began to manufacture paper moneys.
One rupiah Indonesia is equated to 100 sen, however coins by degrees leave the circulation. Paper moneys are manufactured by dignity in 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000, 20000, 50000 and 100000 rupees. Among them it is possible to evolve a denomination in 1000 rupees in the size 141 x 65 mm. In the middle on an obverse turn-over the portrait of captain Pattimury is seated. On other party there is a plotting of the fisherman on the mountain lake surrounded with volcanoes. The denomination is protected by a watermark in the form of a female portrait, and also a protective thread which is on the right side. Dominating colours - turquoise, green and violet.
The Government of Indonesia originally scheduled note replacement in 1000 rupees for 2000 denomination, with issue 1000-rupievoj coins. After long delay, this offer has been revised, so that the note in 2000 rupees has been manufactured by Bank of Indonesia on July, 9th, 2009, and circulates as a lawful legal tender, but without a conclusion from the note circulation in 1000 rupees.
Importation and exportation of foreign money is authorised without restrictions, however the native currency can be transported, only if the sum makes no more than 50 000 rupees.
It is updated 04.2012