BANDUNG-Bank Indonesia Representative Office in West Java will pilot the use of new rupiah on Tuesday (20/12) tomorrow, after inaugurating issuance and circulation of 11 denominations of Rupiah Year Emission (TE) 2016, Monday (19/12), in Bank Indonesia Building, Jakarta by Indonesian President Joko Widodo.
Head of Rupiah Management and Payment Systems Division (PUR), Bank Indonesia Representative Office of West Java province, Mikael Budisatrio said the PUR team will conduct onsite money through car cash around.
"There are two locations that we will do, namely in Bandung Indah Plaza (BIP) and Pasar Baru, then people can exchange money owned by new banknotes," he said.
According to Mikael, this activity is a form of socialization to the community that BI will issue a new rupiah year emission 2016.
"We will continue to introduce it to the public, which our print new money in 2016," said Mikael, Monday (19/12).
Some rupiah paper money are issued by BI in which a denomination of Rp 100,000 pictorial Dr. (H.C.) Ir. Soekarno and Dr. (H.C.) Drs. Mohammad Hatta in red patterned, denomination of Rp 50,000 pictorial Ir. H. Juanda Kartawidjaja in blue patterned, denomination of Rp 20,000 pictorial Dr. G.S.S.J. Ratulangi in green patterned, and denomination of Rp 10,000 pictorial Frans Kaisiepo in purple patterned.
Then, the central bank also issued denominations of Rp 5,000 pictorial Dr. K.H. Idham in brownish patterned and denomination of Rp 2,000 pictorial Mohammad Hoesni Thamrin in gray patterned and denomination of Rp 1,000 pictorial Tjut Meutia in green patterned.
In addition, for coins, BI circulates denomination of Rp 1,000 pictorial I Gusti Ketut Pudja, denomination of Rp 500 display Lt. Gen. (ret) Tahi Bonar Simatupang, denomination of Rp 200 pictorial Dr. Tjiptomangunkusumo and denomination of Rp 100 display Prof. Dr. Ir. Herman John. (Parno)