State of Brunei Darussalam
141 x 69 mm
In circulation. Lapau or Royal Ceremonial Hall at Bandar Seri Begawan in the transparent window.
His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, 29th of his line, dating from the 14th century. He ascended to the throne in 1967. In the center, the bunga kunyit or turmeric plant, known for its medicinal qualities.
Lapau or Royal Ceremonial Hall in Bandar Seri Begawan. This is where the royal ceremonies of Brunei are traditionally held. The current Sultan of Brunei, Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, was crowned in this hall on August 1, 1968, under the golden dome ceiling of the interior.