2nd Batch of Singapore Bicentennial $20 Note

Application for the second batch of $20 Singapore Bicentennial commemorative banknote is open from 16 September to 13 October 2019. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will be making another 2 million pieces of Singapore Bicentennial $20 notes available. Exchange can be made from early November 2019 onwards. This additional batch of 2 million banknotes […]

Singpex 2019 and 100 Years of Airmail in Singapore

Singpex 2019 will be held from 31 July to 4 August 2019 at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre Halls 401 and 402. Also known as the 36th Asian International Stamp Exhibition, this year’s event has a strong significance as Singapore commemorates two important historical milestones.  In 2019, Singapore celebrates 200 years since the landing […]

$20 Singapore Bicentennial Commemorative Banknotes (2019)

On 10 June 2019, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued a single commemorative note as part of the Singapore Bicentennial celebrations. Instead of a $200 note, the MAS opted for a $20 denomination in order to make it more affordable for Singaporeans to own a piece of history. This $20 polymer banknote commemorates 200 […]

$50 Note with Three Stars

In January 2019, the Singapore $50 banknote with three stars below the word ‘Arts’ has been observed in circulation. The banknote bears the signature of MAS Chairman Tharman Shanmugaratnam. Similar to the $50 banknotes with one and two stars, the serial number of the banknote starts with the digit ‘5’.

Singapore Third Series Coins

Singapore’s set of circulation coins will be updated in mid 2013. The third series of coins will feature key icons and landmarks in the country, namely the Merlion ($1), the Port of Singapore (50c), Changi International Airport (20c), public housing (10c) and the Esplanade (5c). These coins mark Singapore’s progress as a nation. The Monetary […]

World Stamp Exhibition 2015: Fishes, Orchids and Birds Definitives

To commemorate Singapore’s golden jubilee in 2015, the Association of Singapore Philatelists has won the bid to host the World Stamp Exhibition here. Four sets of stamps featuring designs from previous years will be issued each year leading up to 2015. They include Queen Elizabeth II Definitives (1955), Fishes, Orchids and Birds Definitives (1962-1966), National […]

Tharman Shanmugaratnam’s Signature on New Singapore $50 Notes

Singapore’s $50 banknote now carries the one triangle symbol on the reverse (below the word Arts). The signature on the new paper money has also been updated to that of Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam. This is the first denomination of banknotes to reflect his appointment as the new Chairman of the Monetary Authority of […]

Pond Life Definitives: Reprint Stamps (2011B)

The Pond Life Definitive stamps were released in 2011, featuring pond creatures in their natural habitat. Earlier this year, an additional design for the 1st Local and 2nd Local denominations were introduced. On 11 July 2011, first reprint stamps for the 20c, 30c and 50c denominations will be made available at philatelic outlets across the […]

Gardens by the Bay (2012)

To commemorate the opening of Singapore’s latest attraction Gardens by the Bay on 29 June 2012, Singapore Post released a set of two $1.10 stamps. The stamps are designed by Mr Eng Siak Loy. He has previously designed a large number of local stamps, including the issue 150 Years of Singapore Botanic Gardens. Among the […]