Bank notes from Bhutan commemorating the first birthday of Crown
Prince Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck, are being offered for sale by the
Although the prince was born on Feb. 5, 2016, the notes made their
first appearance at the Singapore International Coin Fair March 23,
where the 100-ngultrum note, with a face value of about $1.54 U.S.,
was sold for 25 Singapore dollars each, or $19 U.S.
A million pieces are available for worldwide sale, from www.singaporemint.com.
The note shows the young prince and his parents on its face while
the back features a dragon in front of several Himalayan peaks.
The Singapore Mint is the marketing agent for Bhutan’s Royal