This 50-dollar note was issued to commemorate the 50th anniversary (golden jubilee) of the accession to the throne by Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah. This note circulates normally, but numismatic products are also offered in various combinations and packaging. Courtesy of Chaopiaobaike (钞票百科) and KK Lim (Collectibles Arena on eBay).
According to a press release dated 5 July 2017, Brunei and Singapore have both issued new 50-dollar polymer notes to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Currency Interchangeability Agreement. Brunei introduced one million notes, and Singapore introduced two million notes, all at face value. Banks in both countries offered sets
B301 (P35): 1 dollar (US$0.70) Blue. Front: Malay text; Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien mosque and ceremonial barge; flower as registration device; bunga simpur (dillenia suffruticosa) flower; Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah wearing uniform and dastar headgear; coat of arms. Back: English and Malay text; Omar Ali Saifuddin mosque in Bandar
The Brunei chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale and as a free download to subscribers. This 18-page catalog covers notes issued by the Brunei Currency Board from 1969 to 1996, the Brunei Currency & Monetary Board from 2004 to 2008, and the Monetary Authority of