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20000 Rupiah 2013, Indonesia

in Krause book Number: 151c
Years of issue: 2013
Signatures: Gubernur: Darmin Nasution (In office 1 September 2010 – 13 May 2013), Deputi Gubernur: Halim Alamsyah
Serie: 2009 Issue
Specimen of: 29.12.2004
Material: Cotton fiber
Size (mm): 147 x 65
Printer: Perum Percetakan Uang Republik Indonesia (PERURI), Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta

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20000 Rupiah 2013




Oto Iskandar di Nata.


20000 Rupiah 2013

Oto Iskandar di Nata

Raden Oto Iskandar di Nata (also spelled Raden Otto Iskandardinata, called Otista and nicknamed Si Jalak Harupat; born 31 March 1897, disappeared 19 December 1945) was a fighter for Indonesia's liberation from Dutch rule, and an Indonesian State Minister. He was a National Hero of Indonesia.

In his activities during the period before independence, Oto had served as Deputy Chairperson of the Bandung branch of Budi Utomo between 1921 and 1924, as well as Deputy Chairperson of Budi Utomo in Pekalongan branch in 1924. At that time, he became a member of Pekalongan's Gemeenteraad ("City Council") representing Budi Utomo.

Oto was also active in Sundanese cultural organizations called Paguyuban Pasundan. He became Secretary of the Executive Board in 1928, and became chairman between 1929 and 1942. The organization is engaged in education, socio-cultural, political, economic, youth and women's empowerment.

Oto also became a member of the Volksraad ("People's Council", equivalent to present-day DPR) between 1930 and 1941.

During the Japanese occupation, he became the head of the Tjahaja newspaper. He later became a member of the BPUPK and the PPKI formed by the Japanese colonial government as institutions that helped preparation for Indonesia's independence.

Based on witness information, Oto was murdered on a beach in Mauk District, Tangerang Regency in Banten (formerly West Java). He was abducted by a group called "The Black Troop" (Indonesian: Laskar Hitam), who killed him and dumped his body into the sea; the body was never found.

On 21 December 1952, his funeral was held in absentia. His body was replaced by sand and water taken from the beach, and interred in a cemetery in Lembang, West Bandung Regency. He was designated as National Hero of Indonesia on 6 November 1973, legally declaring him dead, as the title is posthumous.

Top right is the National emblem of Indonesia.


It is called Garuda Pancasila. The main part of Indonesian national emblem is the Garuda with a heraldic shield on its chest and a scroll gripped by its legs. The shield's five emblems represent Pancasila, the five principles of Indonesia's national ideology. The Garuda claws gripping a white ribbon scroll inscribed with the national motto Bhinneka Tunggal Ika written in black text, which can be loosely translated as "Unity in Diversity". Garuda Pancasila was designed by Sultan Hamid II from Pontianak, supervised by Sukarno, and was adopted as the national emblem on 11 February 1950.

Denominations in numerals are in top left corner and on right side.


20000 Rupiah 2013

tea tea

Tea plantations in West Java, Indonesia.

Denominations in numerals are in left top and lower right corners. At the bottom in words.


Many thanks to Sigit Adi Buwono from Jakarta (Indonesia) for these banknotes for my collection!