Swaziland new 10-, 20-, and 50-emalangeni notes confirmed


10 emalangeni (US$1.45)
Blue. Front: King Mswati III; coat of arms with lion and elephant flanking shield topped with crown of feathers (lidlabe); shield (isihlangu), spears (sikhali), and staff (umgobo). Back: Nine princesses taking part in the Ncwala (kingship ceremony); bank seal. Windowed security thread with demetalized CENTRAL BANK OF SWAZILAND. Watermark: King Mswati III and electrotype 10. Printer: GIESECKE & DEVRIENT - GERMANY. 148 x 70 mm. 6.9.2010. Signature 9b. Intro: 30.06.2011.


20 emalangeni (US$2.90)
Purple. Front: King Mswati III; coat of arms with lion and elephant flanking shield topped with crown of feathers (lidlabe); shield (isihlangu), spears (sikhali), and staff (umgobo). Back: Flower, corn, and pineapple; steer; refinery; bank seal. Windowed security thread with demetalized CENTRAL BANK OF SWAZILAND. Watermark: King Mswati III and electrotype 20. Printer: GIESECKE & DEVRIENT - GERMANY. 151 x 70 mm. 6.9.2010. Signature 9b. Intro: 30.06.2011.


50 emalangeni (US$7.25)
Violet. Front: King Mswati III; coat of arms with lion and elephant flanking shield topped with crown of feathers (lidlabe); green-to-blue OVI shield (isihlangu), spears (sikhali), and staff (umgobo). Back: Central Bank of Swaziland headquarters Umntsholi building in Mbabane; bank seal. Green-to-pink windowed security thread with demetalized CENTRAL BANK OF SWAZILAND. Watermark: King Mswati III and electrotype 50. Printer: GIESECKE & DEVRIENT - GERMANY. 154 x 70 mm. 6.9.2010. Signature 9b. Intro: 30.06.2011.

Courtesy of Andre du Toit, Joseph Gerber, and Thomas Krause.