Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Thailand: 500Baht with sig 82

All denominations, except 50Baht, of Series 15 banknotes now carry signatures (sig 82) of - Korn Chatikavanij (ex-Finance Minister) and Dr. Prasarn Trairatvorakul as Governor BOT.

Thai banknote New signature variety sig 82

Thai Banknote 500Baht P107 with new signature variety sig 82
500Baht - P107 sig 82
Image from ebay

It is also reported that the first denomination for Series 16 banknotes will be 50Baht with sig 83 - newly appointed Finance Minister, Mr. Thirachai Phuvanatnaranubala and Dr. Prasarn Trairatvorakul (Governor BOT). This needs to be seen as it has always been the most widely used 20Baht and 100baht notes which are issued first.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Singapore: New banknote varieties

Over the last 6 months several new varieties of 2 and 10 SGD banknotes have been issued.

2 Dollars - 1 and 2 triangles below EDUCATION on reverse. However, the 2 triangles variety is now available only in an uncut set being auctioned by MAS.

10 Dollars - 2 triangles below SPORTS on reverse.

Following are images of the different varieties of 2, 5 and 10 dollars.

Singapore 2 dollars uncut 2 triangles on reverse
2 Dollars with 2 triangles - Uncut sheet of 3 notes

Singapore 2 Dollars reverse varieties
Other 2 Dollar varieties

Singapore 5 dollars reverse varieties
5 Dollar varieties

Singapore 10 dollars reverse varieties
10 Dollar varieties

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Images and information courtesy of my very good friend and fellow banknote collector Vincent Tan. See his collection at:
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