2 Dollars orange

Features

Country Singapore
Period Republic (1967-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1991
Value 2 Dollars
2 SGD = 1.49 USD
Currency Dollar (1967-date)
Composition Paper
Size 133 × 63 mm
Shape Rectangular
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. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

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

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.

Lettering:
$2 SINGAPORE

CHINGAY
PROCESSION
THOMAS DE LA RUE AND COMPANY LIMITED.

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
ND (1991) 

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