Friday, September 17, 2010
1992 Brunei 25 Ringgit Banknote
25 Ringgit Banknote of Brunei / Special Issue Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Accession of Sultan Bolkiah 1967-1992 / Featuring a Portrait of Hassan al Bolkiah - Sultan of Brunei / Also Featuring Scenes of the Coronation Ceremonies / Highly Attractive Crisp Uncirculated Note with Excellent Color / Commemorative Series of 1992
This note was issued to mark the 25th anniversary of the coronation of Sultan Bolkiah. It features a portrait of Hassan al Bolkiah and scenes of the royal coronation ceremonies. Hassan al Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah is the 29th Sultan of Brunei, the eldest son of Omar Ali Saifuddien III, the previous Sultan. Under Brunei's 1959 constitution, the Sultan is the head of state with full executive authority, including emergency powers since 1962. Bolkiah is also the Prime Minister of Brunei, as well as holding authority on issues of Defence and Finance.