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Encyclopedia > Singapore Orchid Series currency notes

The Orchid Series of currency notes is the earliest to be issued for circulation in Singapore. Issued in the years 1967 to 1976, it has nine denominations. 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1976 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Each note has an orchid design in the centre of the note's front, the orchid being the national flower of Singapore. A scene of Singapore is depicted on the bank, which varies across denominations. Standard on each note, is the Coat of Arms, a lion head watermark, and the signature of the Minister for Finance and Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of Currency, Singapore, on the front of the note. As an added security feature, all notes have a vertically embedded security thread, while the $10,000 note has two. Orchid re-directs here; for alternate uses see Orchid (disambiguation) Genera Over 800 See List of Orchidaceae genera. ... Coat of Arms of Singapore The national coat of arms (or state crest) was first launched on December 3, 1959 together with the national flag and national anthem at the installation of the Yang di-Pertuan Negara at the City Hall steps. ... Symbol The Singapore lion head is intended as an easily recognisable national symbol that is less formal than the other national symbols. ...


External links

  • Orchid Series (http://www.mas.gov.sg/masmcm/bin/pt1Singapore_Circulation_Notes_Orchid_Series1.htm)

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Singapore dollar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (349 words)
Singapore established the Board of Commissioners of Currency, Singapore on April 7, 1967 and released its first series of notes, the "Orchid" notes, on June 12, 1967.
The Singapore dollar is a freely convertible currency with is allowed to float according to supply and demand on the foreign exchange market, but would be monitered by the Monetary Authority of Singapore against the trade-weighted basket of currencies.
The current series of banknotes issued is of the Portrait series.
Singapore Orchid Series currency notes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (174 words)
The Orchid Series of currency notes is the earliest to be issued for circulation in Singapore.
Each note has an orchid design in the centre of the note's front, the orchid being the national flower of Singapore.
Standard on each note, is the Coat of Arms, a lion head watermark, and the signature of the Minister for Finance and Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of Currency, Singapore, on the front of the note.
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