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Offline borgx

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one of Indonesia rarest notes is in auction
« on: March 09, 2011, 01:04:22 PM »
One of Indonesia rarest notes is in auction now.
http://www.kintamoney.com/view.aspx?item_id=7903

The 10 and 25 rupiah notes were only circulated for 3 days, and are today extremely rare.

Offline nomadbird

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Re: one of Indonesia rarest notes is in auction
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2011, 02:03:20 PM »
The 10 and 25 rupiah notes were only circulated for 3 days, and are today extremely rare.

Why was it circulated only for 3 days ? any history behind ?
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Re: one of Indonesia rarest notes is in auction
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2011, 02:16:24 PM »
Why was it circulated only for 3 days ? any history behind ?

The governor of the central bank who signed those notes happened to be involved in one of the rebel movement at the time. So after 3 days those notes was pulled from circulation.

Offline AdiJRp

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Re: one of Indonesia rarest notes is in auction
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2011, 06:18:36 PM »
any proof?
for instance, do you know when it was issued?
i live in indonesia, i heard that "story" too!