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500 Rupees 1992, Indonesia

in Krause book Number: 128
Years of issue: 28.12.1992
Edition: --
Signatures: Gubernur: Mr. Adrianus Mooy, Direktur: Mr. Sjahril Sabirin
Serie: 1992 Issue
Specimen of: 28.12.1992
Material: Cotton fiber
Size (mm): 144 x 72
Printer: Perum Percetakan Uang Republik Indonesia (PERURI), Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta

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500 Rupees 1992

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(Raden Mas) Hadji Oemar Said Tjokroaminoto (August 16, 1882 - December 17, 1934) was a nationalist, the first leader of Sarekat Dagang Islam (Islamic Trade Union, later Sarekat Islam) in Indonesia.

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500 Rupees 1992

Orang Hutan

Orangutan.

The orangutans are the two exclusively Asian species of extant great apes. Native to Indonesia and Malaysia, orangutans are currently found in only the rainforests of Borneo and Sumatra. Classified in the genus Pongo, orangutans were considered to be one species. However, since 1996, they have been divided into two species: the Bornean orangutan (P. pygmaeus) and the Sumatran orangutan (P. abelii).

Top right is the coat of arms of Indonesia.

garuda

The National emblem of Indonesia 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.

Garuda, the vehicle (vahana) of Vishnu appears in many temples of ancient Indonesia. Temples such as Mendut, Borobudur, Sajiwan, Prambanan, Penataran, Belahan, and Sukuh depict the images (bas-relief or statue) of Garuda. In Prambanan temple complex there is a single temple located in front of Vishnu temple, dedicated to Garuda. However there is no statue of Garuda inside the chamber today. In the Shiva temple, also in Prambanan complex, there is a relief telling an episode of Ramayana about Garuda's nephew who also belongs to the bird-god race, Jatayu, tried to rescue Sita from Ravana's hand. The deified statue of King Airlangga depicted as Vishnu mounting Garuda from Belahan, probably the most famous statue of Garuda from ancient Java. Now the statue is one of the important collection of Trowulan Museum.

Garuda appear in many traditions and stories, especially in Java and Bali. In many stories Garuda symbolizes the virtue of knowledge, power, bravery, loyalty, and discipline.

Denominations in numerals are in top left and lower right corners, lower centered in words.

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500 Rupees 1992

Rumah Adat

National hut of east Kalimantan (Rumah Adat).

Lamis House name for East Kalimantan traditional house. It is identity of Dayak people who live at East Kalimantan. its (usually) 300 meters length, 15 meters width, and 3 meters height. Few family live in Lamin House because this house can accommodate approximately 100 people. In 1967, Indonesia Government inaugurate Lamin House at East Kalimantan. Lamin house have few stanchion to sustain floor house. Lamin house basement used to keep livestock

East Kalimantan (Kalimantan Timur), is a province of Indonesia. Its territory comprises the eastern portion of Borneo. It has a population of about 3 million, and its capital is Samarinda.

Denominations in numerals are in top left and lower right corners, centered in words.

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In UV yellow and red.