Laos new 100,000-kip commemorative note (B516) confirmed

On 15 November 2010, the Bank Of the Lao PDR introduced a new 100,000-kip (US$12.45) banknote and several coins to commemorate the 450th anniversary of the capital, Vientiane, and the 35th anniversary of the establishment of the Lao PDR. Further details are available in this press release, currently available in Lao only, as well as this article from Vientiane Times.

100,000-kip (US$12.45)

Blue, gold, green, and brown. Front: Lao text; naga snake; statue of King Setthathirat; frangipani, national flower; Wat That Luang stupa in Vientiane; sunburst; naga. Back: Lao text; frangipani flowers; Ho Phra Keo temple in Vientiane. Holographic security thread printed with demetalized Lao denomination. Watermark: Kaysone Phomvihane. Printer: (Goznak). 159 x 68 mm. Paper.

a. 2010. No sig. Intro: 15.11.2010. 

Courtesy of Leszek Porowski and Thomas Augustsson.

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