Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan
125 x 65 mm
Jigme Singye Wangchuck (pronounced Jimi Singgê 'Wangchu), born November 11, 1955 in Thimphu, is the king of Bhutan from 1972 to 2006, date of his abdication. Like all the kings of Bhutan, he bears the title of Druk Gyalpo ("dragon king").
The dzong Rinpung, in Paro. Built in 1646 in the region of Paro (western Bhutan) during the reign of Shabdrung Ngawang Nangyal, the dzong Rinpung (or Rinchen Pung dzong) (literally "the fortress on a heap of jewels") replaced a small fort of the fifteenth century.