Saturday, August 28, 2010

Ships on Banknotes #8 - Singapore $10

Date of Issue: March 01, 1988
Size in mm: 141 x 69
Color: Red

This banknote is of 3rd series of Singapore Banknotes commonly termed as "ship" series issued and used between 1984 and 1999. The series starts with the merchant craft of bygone days, and progresses to the modern bulk carrier which is featured on the highest denomination. The nine denominations in this series are $1, $2, $5, $10, $50, $100, $500, $1,000, $10,000.

The vessel depicted in this $10 banknote is a barter trading vessel - "Palari" a two-masted wooden sailing ship with a stern and keel. This is the older type of the traditional Indonesian sailing ship - Pinisi.

Click here to see other banknotes in my collection with ships.

Source: Wikipedia,

Thanks to blogger friend Ms. Malini,  (Encyclobanknotes) for sending me this banknote.

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