• 1000 Rupiah 2016, KM# 74, Indonesia, National Hero, I Gusti Ketut Pudja
  • 1000 Rupiah 2016, KM# 74, Indonesia, National Hero, I Gusti Ketut Pudja
Description

The coin revisions in Indonesia occurred in December 2016. The new coins were released along with the new banknotes. For the first time, there are actual people depicted.

National Hero of Indonesia is the highest-level title awarded in Indonesia. It is posthumously given by the Government of Indonesia for actions which are deemed to be heroic, defined as "actual deeds which can be remembered and exemplified for all time by other citizens" or "extraordinary service furthering the interests of the state and people".

Obverse

Depicts the national emblem of Indonesia (Garuda Pancasila) and the portrait of I Gusti Ketut Pudja, country name above, hero's name below.

I Gusti Ketut Pudja (1908–1977) was an Indonesian Politician, and also the first governor of Lesser Sunda. He was recognized by the government of the Republic of Indonesia as a National Hero of Indonesia on 7 November 2011.

The main part of Indonesian national emblem is the Garuda with a heraldic shield on its chest and a scroll gripped by its legs. The shield's five emblems represent Pancasila, the five principles of Indonesia's national ideology. The Garuda claws gripping a white ribbon scroll inscribed with the national motto Bhinneka Tunggal Ika written in black text, which can be translated as "Unity in Diversity". Garuda Pancasila was designed by Sultan Hamid II from Pontianak, supervised by Sukarno, and was adopted as the national emblem on 11 February 1950.

REPUBLIK INDONESIA
Mr. I GUSTI KETUT PUDJA

Reverse

Value and date in a circle of dots.

BANK INDONESIA
1000
RUPIAH
2016

Edge

1000 Rupiah

National Hero
I Gusti Ketut Pudja

Subscribe series
KM# 74
Characteristics
Type Commemorative Issue (Circulating)
Material Nickel Plated Steel
Weight 4.5 g
Diameter 24.1 mm
Thickness 1.45 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mint
Perum Peruri

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