Indonesian rupiah

1 EUR = 15,511 IDR 10,000 IDR = 0.64471 EUR

1 CHF = 12,677 IDR 10,000 IDR = 0.7888 CHF

The Indonesian Rupiah is the currency of the State of Indonesia. The internationally accepted abbreviation is IDR.


The rupiah was officially with the founding of the State of Indonesia in 1949. She had been introduced in 1946 after the unilateral declaration of independence in 1945. By the end of the Revolutionary War through the transfer of sovereignty on 27 December 1949 in Amsterdam, the rupiah was not recognized internationally.

The current Rupiah was introduced in December 1965 to the value of 1,000 old rupiah. She is on the currency market freely convertible.

There are at least since 2006, plans for a currency reform which provide to delete three zeros of the nominal values ​​again. These were up to date ( August 2013 ) but was postponed again.

Current coins and notes

Indonesian rupiah is available in the following notes and coins:

  • Notes in denominations of 100, 500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10,000, 20,000, 50,000 and 100,000 Rupiah
  • Coins in values ​​of 25, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000 rupiah.

The bank notes 100 and 500 rupiah are no longer to be found, just as the coins to 25 rupiah. The 50 rupiah coin is still used commercially, but often replaced with a piece of candy, but you can not use it to pay.

The subdivision of 1 rupiah to 100 sen is only of historical significance and is no longer practically nonexistent. Is reintroduced what extent the Sen after a currency cut remains to be seen.

Finally, a coin was brought to 200 cents in circulation. Banknotes to Rp 20,000 and Rp 100,000 has been around since the end of 2004 with a new design, the previous editions remain valid. New 50,000 - Rp notes are also in circulation. 2009 new 2000 Rp notes were issued.

2010, a new 10,000 - rupiah banknote was issued by the design of the old 10,000 - rupiah banknote ( first edition 2005, reprint 2009) corresponds, but has new security features and color is a bluish shade. 2010 was also issued a new 1,000 rupiah coin.