Bhutan Releases Design of New Commemorative Banknote Honoring The Gyalsey’s 1st Birthday

NU. 100 denomination commemorative banknotes celebrate the first birth anniversary of His Royal Highness The Gyalsey

By Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan …..

The Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan (RMA) is pleased to launch the design of the Commemorative Banknotes of Nu.100 denomination to celebrate the First Birth Anniversary of His Royal Highness The Gyalsey, Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck.

The Commemorative Banknote measures 146mm x 70mm in length. The Banknote bears the Commemorative message “Commemorating the First Birth Anniversary of HRH The Gyalsey”. The note bears the prefix “RB” marking the Royal Birth. In addition to the existing security features of the Banknotes, this Commemorative Banknotes has enhanced security features such as MicroPerf, E-type, SPARK Truspin and see-through register. The color scheme is a combination of national colors, yellow and orange. The RMA is printing 1,000,000 pieces of Commemorative Banknotes through Orell Fussli, a printing company based in Switzerland.

The Commemorative Banknotes will be issued at a later time of the year 2017.

The design of the Commemorative Banknote was launched by H.E Lyonpo Chenkyap Dorji, Chairman of the Privy Council on February 5, 2017. The RMA joins the nation in offering our heartfelt prayers for the continued good health and long lives of their Majesties and His Royal Highness The Gyalsey, Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck on the auspicious First Birth Anniversary.

At the time of publication, one Bhutanese Ngultrum (BTN) trades for approx. $0.02 USD.

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