2 Dollars orange

Features

Issuer Singapore
Period Republic (1967-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1991
Value 2 Dollars
2 SGD = 1.48 USD
Currency Dollar (1967-date)
Composition Paper
Size 133 × 63 mm
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 202936
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References P# 27
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

"Tongkang" ship at the front with a rising sun to the right of the main design.
Singaporean coat of arms at top left.

Scripts: Chinese (simplified), Latin, Tamil

Lettering:
SINGAPURA 新加坡 சிங்கப்பூர் SINGAPORE

TONGKANG

This note is legal tender
TWO
DOLLARS

MINISTER FOR FINANCE

Reverse

Multi-ethnic group in New Year procession.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
$2 SINGAPORE

CHINGAY
PROCESSION
THOMAS DE LA RUE AND COMPANY LIMITED.

Printer

De La Rue (Thomas de la Rue,Thomas De La Rue & Co.,TDLR), London, United Kingdom (1821-date)

Comments

Note was only issued for about a year until its reissue in purple.
Reason is because the 10 Dollar note was also red in colour and it caused a lot of confusion since some people were illiterate and can only recognise the denomination of the note according to its colour.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1991)  1.1% Signature: Hu Tsu Tau (replacement note, prefix ZZ)
ND (1991)  2.93 100% Signature: Hu Tsu Tau

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