Indonesian Currency

The paper currency of Indonesia is in rupiah, and it comes in denominations of 1,000;  2,000;  5,000;  10,000;  20,000;  50,000 and  100,000 bills (there are also an assortment of coins).

10,000 rupiah (front & back)

The 10,000 Indonesian Rupiah Banknote (front side)

The front side of the 10.000 rupiah banknote has a picture of Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II, a leader from the city of Palembang, on the island of Sumatra. He was specifically known for his resistance to English and Dutch colonialism. On 14 July, 1827 Sultan M.B was captured and exiled to the island of Ternate, where he died in 1852.

The international airport in the city of Palembang is named after Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II.

The 10,000 Indonesian Rupiah Banknote (back side)

The back side of the 10.000 rupiah banknote shows a traditional Rumah Limas from the city of Palembang, South Sumatra.

Today, February 3, 2011, this Rp. 10,000 bill is worth $1.10 US .

Today, February 3, 2011, 1 United States Dollars =  9,020 Indonesian Rupiah.

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