SG50 Commemorative Notes for everyone to get a piece of remembrance of Singapore’s success | Limited Edition

Along with the nation Golden Jubilee celebrations, Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee announced the availability of the SG50 commemorative notes issued by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on 18th August 2015.

SG50 Commemorative Notes - Folder (Front)

The $50 note features the awesome transformation of Singapore led by the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first Prime Minister.

SG50 Commemorative Notes - $50 and $10 notes (Front)

SG50 Commemorative Notes - $50 (LKY)

The five $10 notes have a common front design but different back illustrations featuring :

1) … regardless of race, language or religion
2) Opportunities for All
3) Safe and Secure
4) Strong Families
5) Caring Community, Active Citizenry

SG50 Commemorative Notes - $10 (5 back designs)

A total of 20 million pieces of the $50 notes and 75 million pieces of $10 notes – 15 million pieces of each design – are being printed.

SG50 Commemorative Notes - $50 and $10 (all back)

There are also accompanying specially-designed folders to keep the commemorative notes – a total of 2.8 million of these folders are available during the redemption period.

SG50 Commemorative Notes - folio (opened)

SG50 Commemorative Notes - folio (opened - front)

SG50 Commemorative Notes - folio (opened pg2)

SG50 Commemorative Notes - folio (opened all)

It is no surprise that Singaporeans formed beelines to get their hands on these special edition notes. For now, Singaporeans are given priority to exchange the notes from Aug 20 to Sept 30 2015. The notes will be available to non-Singaporeans from Oct 1.

SG50 Commemorative Notes - queue at bank

So, will you get one set too? Perhaps its good to get one for the next generations to view when Singapore has her next Platinum Jubilee.

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