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Encyclopedia > Brunei dollar
Brunei dollar
ringgit Brunei (Malay)
ريڠڬيت بروني (Jawi Malay)
Current Circulating Coins
Current Circulating Coins
ISO 4217 Code BND
User(s) Flag of Brunei Brunei
Flag of Singapore Singapore
Inflation 0.9%
Source The World Factbook, 2004
Pegged with Singapore dollar at par
Subunit
1/100 sen
Symbol B$
Coins 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 cents
Banknotes
Freq. used $1, $5, $10, $50, $100
Rarely used $20, $25, $500, $1000, $10 000
Central bank Brunei Currency and Monetary Board
Website www.mof.gov.bn/mof/en/sections/bcmb/

The ringgit Brunei (Malay) or the Brunei dollar (English, currency code: BND), has been the currency of the Sultanate of Brunei since 1967. It is normally abbreviated with the dollar sign $ and is divided into 100 sen (Malay) or cents (English). Image File history File links Flag_of_Brunei. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Singapore. ... A fixed exchange rate, sometimes (less commonly) called a pegged exchange rate, is a type of exchange rate regime wherein a currencys value is matched to the value of another single currency or to a basket of other currencies, or to another measure of value, such as gold. ... ISO 4217 Code SGD User(s) Singapore, Brunei Inflation 1% Source The World Factbook, 2006 est. ... ¢ c A United States cent, or 1¢ or a penny In currency, the cent is a monetary unit that equals 1/100 of various countries basic monetary units. ... $ redirects here. ... The Coins of the Brunei dollar are part of the physical form of current Brunei currency, the Brunei dollar. ... Not to be confused with the Malayalam language, spoken in India. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... ISO 4217 is an international standard describing three letter codes to define the names of currencies established by the International Organization for Standardization or ISO. The first two letters of the code are the two letters of ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country codes (which are similar to those used... Motto: Always in service with Gods guidance(translation) Anthem: Allah Peliharakan Sultan God Bless the Sultan Capital (and largest city) Bandar Seri Begawan Official languages Malay Demonym Bruneian Government Absolute Islamic Sultanate  -  Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Independence  -  End of British occupation January 1, 1984  Area  -  Total 5,765 km² (172th... Year 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. ... $ redirects here. ...


The Brunei dollar is pegged to the Singapore dollar at a 1:1 ratio. (Singapore is one of Brunei's major trading partners.) A fixed exchange rate, sometimes (less commonly) called a pegged exchange rate, is a type of exchange rate regime wherein a currencys value is matched to the value of another single currency or to a basket of other currencies, or to another measure of value, such as gold. ... ISO 4217 Code SGD User(s) Singapore, Brunei Inflation 1% Source The World Factbook, 2006 est. ...

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History

Early currency in Brunei included cowrie shells. Brunei is also famous for its bronze teapots, which were used as currency in barter trade along the coast of North Borneo. Cowry shells (also spelled cowrie), are marine snails of the genus Cypraea (family Cypraeidae), found chiefly in tropical regions, especially around the Maldives or the East Indies. ... Φ Borneo is the third largest island in the world and is located at the centre of Maritime Southeast Asia. ...

Main article: Brunei pitis

Brunei issued tin coins denominated in pitis in AH1285 (AD1868). These were followed by a one cent coin in AH1304 (AD1888). This cent was one hundredth of a Straits dollar. The pitis was a currency of Brunei. ... This article is about the metallic chemical element. ... The pitis was a currency of Brunei. ... The Islamic calendar or Muslim calendar (Arabic: التقويم الهجري; at-taqwīm al-hijrī; Persian: تقویم هجري قمری ‎ taqwīm-e hejri-ye qamari; also called the Hijri calendar) is the calendar used to date events in many predominantly Muslim countries, and used by Muslims everywhere to determine the proper day on which to celebrate... Look up AD, ad-, and ad in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The Islamic calendar or Muslim calendar (Arabic: التقويم الهجري; at-taqwīm al-hijrī; Persian: تقویم هجري قمری ‎ taqwīm-e hejri-ye qamari; also called the Hijri calendar) is the calendar used to date events in many predominantly Muslim countries, and used by Muslims everywhere to determine the proper day on which to celebrate... Look up AD, ad-, and ad in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The Straits dollar was the currency used in the British colonies and protectorates in Malaya and Borneo, including the Straits Settlements until 1939. ...


As a protectorate of Britain in the early 20th century, Brunei used the Straits dollar and later the Malayan dollar and the Malaya and British Borneo dollar until 1967, when it began issuing its own currency. The Straits dollar was the currency used in the British colonies and protectorates in Malaya and Borneo, including the Straits Settlements until 1939. ... The Malayan dollar was the currency of the British colonies and protectorates in Malaya and Borneo. ... The Malaya and British Borneo dollar was the currency of Malaya, Singapore, Sarawak, British North Borneo and Brunei from 1953 to 1967. ...


The Brunei dollar replaced the Malaya and British Borneo dollar in 1967 after the formation of Malaysia and the independence of Singapore. Until June 23, 1973, the Malaysian ringgit was exchangeable at par with the Singapore dollar and Brunei dollar. The Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Brunei Currency and Monetary Board still maintain the exchangeability of their two currencies. The dollar is accepted as "customary tender" in Singapore according to the Currency Interchangeability Agreement,[1] although it is not legal tender there. Likewise, the Singapore dollar is customarily accepted in Brunei. The Malaya and British Borneo dollar was the currency of Malaya, Singapore, Sarawak, British North Borneo and Brunei from 1953 to 1967. ... is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... ISO 4217 Code MYR User(s) Malaysia Inflation 2. ... The Monetary Authority of Singapore is Singapores central bank. ...


Coins

In 1967, coins were introduced in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents. Except for the bronze 1 cent, the coins were struck in cupro-nickel. In 1986, copper-clad steel replaced bronze. [2] The Coins of the Brunei dollar are part of the physical form of current Brunei currency, the Brunei dollar. ...


Banknotes

In 1967, the government (Kerejaan Brunei) introduced notes in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 50 and 100 dollar. Notes for 500 and 1000 dollar followed in 1979. In 1989, the title on the paper money was changed to Negara Brunei Darussalam, the official name of the country. 10,000 dollar notes were introduced the same year. All notes bear the denomination in Malay (in both Rumi and Jawi)and in English. The English denomination appeared on the obverse below the denomination in Malay on the earlier series, but now appears on the reverse together with the Jawi. Jawi may refer to: Jawi peoplevery good Jawi language (Australian Aboriginal) Jawi script (Arabic based for writing Malay) Category: ... Jawi may refer to: Jawi peoplevery good Jawi language (Australian Aboriginal) Jawi script (Arabic based for writing Malay) Category: ...


Five series of notes have been issued. The colours of $1, $5, and $10 notes have been the same for all the series of banknotes. [1]


1967 series

First series (1967) - currency with the portrait of HM the late Sultan Sir Omar Ali Saifuddin, the 28th ruler of Brunei. Sir Omar Ali Saifuddin Saadul Khairi Waddien (September 23, 1914 - September 7, 1986) was the Sultan of Brunei from June 4, 1950 until October 4, 1967, and was the chief minister of Brunei from July 1947 until 1959. ...

  • $1 - blue
  • $5 - green
  • $10 - red
  • $50 - brown
  • $100 - purple

1972 series

Second series - This series was the same as the first series with exception that the portrait of HM Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin was replaced by the portrait of HM Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, the 29th and current ruler of Brunei. All subsequent currency has the portrait of HM Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah. In addition, two new higher denominations were issued in 1979. His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Muizzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, GCB GCMG (born July 15, 1946) is the 29th Sultan of Brunei, the eldest son of His Majesty Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien III, the previous Sultan of Brunei, and Her Majesty Raja...

  • $1 ~ $100 like 1967 series
  • $500 - orange
  • $1000 - brown

1989 series

Third series - the post independence series. This series was gradually being replaced by the fourth series.

  • $1 - blue
  • $5 - green
  • $10 - red
  • $50 - brown, green, orange
  • $100 - purple
  • $500 - orange
  • $1000 - red-violet, purple, olive
  • $10 000 - green, orange

1996-2000 Polymer and Paper Series

Fourth Series (1996-2000) all notes except for the polymer issues are not anymore printed.

1996 Polymer and Paper Notes
Image Value Dimensions Main Colour Description Date of issue Material
Obverse Reverse Obverse Reverse Window / Watermark
[2] [3] $1 141 x 69 mm Blue Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Rainforest Waterfall Coat of Arms of Brunei
(Transparent window)
1996 Polymer
[4] [5] $5 Green Rainforest Floor
[6] [7] $10 Red Rainforest Canopy
[8] [9] $50 158 x 75 mm Brown, Green and Blue Oil Rig Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah
(Watermark)
1996 Paper
[10] [11] $100 Brown, Orange Brunei International Airport
[12] [13] $500 175 x 81 mm Orange Royal Regalia Building 2000
For table standards, see the banknote specification table.

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Muizzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, GCB GCMG (born July 15, 1946) is the 29th Sultan of Brunei, the eldest son of His Majesty Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien III, the previous Sultan of Brunei, and Her Majesty Raja... The National Crest of Brunei is featured prominently on the Flag of Brunei. ... His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Muizzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, GCB GCMG (born July 15, 1946) is the 29th Sultan of Brunei, the eldest son of His Majesty Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien III, the previous Sultan of Brunei, and Her Majesty Raja... Brunei International Airport is the primary airport in the nation of Brunei. ...

2004-2007 (polymer) series

Polymer banknotes were introduced in (2004) due to high cases of banknote forgery. All of them are polymer. The $100 note of this series has won a gold medal award for its security features in the 22nd National Print Award in Australia in May 2005.[3]

2004-2007 Polymer Notes
Image Value Dimensions Main Colour Description Date of
Obverse Reverse Obverse Reverse Transparent Window printing issue
[14] [15] $50 158 x 75 mm Light Blue and Bronze Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Rainforest Waterfall Various different flora of Brunei 15 July 2004
Hassanal Bolkiah's 58th birthday
[16] [17] $100 Gold Rainforest Floor
[18] [19] $500 175 x 81 mm Pink Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien III The Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque and the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Foundation Building (Yayasan) 2006 28 December 2006
[20] [21] $1000 182 x 84 mm Blue Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah The Ministry of Finance Building 21 June 2007
[22] [23] $10,000 Unknown Green The Legislative Council Building 28 December 2006
For table standards, see the banknote specification table.

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Muizzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, GCB GCMG (born July 15, 1946) is the 29th Sultan of Brunei, the eldest son of His Majesty Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien III, the previous Sultan of Brunei, and Her Majesty Raja... is the 196th day of the year (197th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien III, GCVO KCMG (September 23, 1914 – September 7, 1986) was born at Istana Kota, Kampong Sultan Lama, Brunei Town (now Bandar Seri Begawan). ... is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Muizzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, GCB GCMG (born July 15, 1946) is the 29th Sultan of Brunei, the eldest son of His Majesty Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien III, the previous Sultan of Brunei, and Her Majesty Raja... is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Commemorative

  • $25 - purple and beige (1992)
This was issued during the silver jubilee (25th anniversary) of HM Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah acceding to the throne. The design is of the 1989 series of currency.
  • $20 - yellow (polymer, 2007)
On 27 June 2007, Singapore and Brunei celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Currency Interchangeability Agreement (since 12 June 1967) by joint-issuing commemorative $20 notes.[4]
The two authorities issue distinct versions of the new $20 notes. They are both yellow, 149 × 72 mm in size, and made of polymer. The reverses are almost identical except that the Brunei version has their state title in Jawi script, while the Singaporean version has the state title of Brunei in Latin script.[5] The obverse of the Singaporean version is similar to the current Portrait Series, whereas the obverse of the Brunei version is similar to the $50 and $100 of the 2004 series.
There is a limited edition set, which consists of both versions in a folder, with matching serial number. The notes have "40th Anniversary Currency Interchangeability Agreement" overprinted on obverse. In addition, the Singaporean version has the two countries' state creates above the commemorative text. Only 12,000 sets are available, 10,000 from the Monetary Authority of Singapore, and 2,000 from the Brunei Currency and Monetary Board.[5]
The circulation version has been available since 16 July 2007.[6]
Current BND exchange rates
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See also

The Asian financial crisis in 1997 and 1998, coupled with fluctuations in the price of oil have created uncertainty and instability in Bruneis economy. ... The pitis was a currency of Brunei. ...

References

  1. ^ Monetary Authority of Singapore. The Currency Interchangeability Agreement. Retrieved on 2007-05-22.
  2. ^ Ministry of Finance
  3. ^ The Brunei Times (2006-12-28). Brunei issues new $10,000 bank note. Retrieved on 2008-01-28.
  4. ^ Monetary Authority of Singapore (2007-06-27). Commemorating the 40th Anniversary the Currency Interchangeability Agreement. Retrieved on 2007-07-30.
  5. ^ a b Monetary Authority of Singapore (2007-06-27). Annex 1, Commemorating the 40th Anniversary the Currency Interchangeability Agreement. Retrieved on 2007-07-30.
  6. ^ Monetary Authority of Singapore (2007-06-27). $20 Polymer Note to Commemorate 40 Years of the Currency Interchangeability Agreement. Retrieved on 2007-07-30.

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External links

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  • Tables of Modern Monetary Systems by Kurt Schuler - Asia Mirror site
  • The Global History of Currencies - Brunei Darussalem
  • Global Financial Data currency histories table ( Microsoft Excel format)
  • Brunei Currency Board
Preceded by:
Malaya and British Borneo dollar
Reason: Currency Agreement
Ratio: at par, or 60 dollars = 7 British pounds
Currency of Brunei, Singapore
1967
Concurrent with: Singapore dollar
Succeeded by:
Current
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Brunei dollar (1072 words)
Brunei dollar also popular as ringgit Brunei in Malay language, is the national currency of the State of Brunei and is one of the major dollar dominated currencies in Asia.
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