I continue with the banknotes of 20 and 50 ngultrum.
|20 ngultrum - front|
|50 ngultrum - front|
Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck succeeded his father on the throne on December 14, 2006.
|King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck|
After the white conch (on previous notes) we see another of the 8 auspicious symbols:
The golden wheel symbolises the auspiciousness of the turning of the precious wheel of Buddha's doctrine, both in its teachings and realizations, in all realms and at all times, enabling beings to experience the joy of wholesome deeds and liberation.
Punakha Dzong (on the 20 ngultrum note) and Trongsa Dzong (on the 50 ngultrum note)
|20 ngultrum - back|
|50 ngultrum - back|
In Bhutanese (or Dzongkha) 'trongsa' means : the new village.
|Trongsa dong - city of Trongsa|
... to be continued ...