75 Kyats – A strange bill

This banknote is 160 x 77 mm and the color in gray and green on multi-colors. The name of the banknote issuer “pyi daung zu myanmar naing ngan ban” signifying Union of Burma Bank is written across the top right. The numerical value of the note in Burmese is at the top right corner. The portrait of smiling General Aung San in a traditional Burmese dress with a cloth cap is in the center.


The front of the banknotes.

The denomination of the note in word in Burmese script “khu hnit se nga kyat” (seventy five kyat) is at the right-center of the main illustration. The numerical value of the note in Roman shows at the bottom right, and in Burmese at the bottom left. The serial numbers of the note in red appear at the lower center right in Burmese and at the upper left in English. The portrait of Aung San to right appears at the empty space at left as the watermark for this note.


The back of the banknote.

On the reverse, a “law ka nat” (deity revered by the world, as a celestial peacemaker, usually depicted in a dancing posture with the feet holding a timing cymbal) is shown at the left as the main illustration. The denomination of this note seventy-five kyats is at the center-right alongside a floral design. The name of the note issuer “Union of Burma Bank” is written across the bottom.

The portrait of Aung San to left appears at the empty space at right as the watermark for this note. The numerical value of the note in Roman shows at the bottom right, and in Burmese at the bottom left. This new value note was issued on September 30, 1985, Burma’s dictator General Ne Win’s 75th birthday. This banknote was demonetized on September 5, 1987.

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