Odds & Ends of South East Asian Banknotes & Coins
Sunday, May 15, 2011
Singapore $20 Bird Series Concept to Actual
These two letters first appeared in the local newspaper, The Straits Times, around about mid December 1973 and it would take another 6 years before the actual note was issued into circulation.
10 December 1973
18 December 1973
About 6 years later
extracted from The Straits Times dated 4 August 1979
extracted from Singapore MoneyBook
The first series with a minor error.......slight over inking of the serial numbers "
" (enlarge to appreciate)