Cape Verde new 500-escudo note (B213a) confirmed

B213 (P69): 500 escudos (US$5.40)

Green, yellow, and red. Front (vertical): Portuguese text; chemist Roberto Duarte Silva; chemical symbols; serpent wrapped around a chalice; mortar and pestle registration device; coat of arms. Back (vertical): Portuguese text; Trapiches – Ilha de Santo Antão (sugar cane press island of Santo Antão); mortar and pestle. Solid security thread and 4-mm windowed security thread with demetalized BCV 500. Watermark: Roberto Duarte Silva with electrotype 500. Printer: FCOF. 130 x 65 mm. Paper. 

a. 25 de Fevereiro de 2007.
Sig. 8: Frederico/de Burgo. Prefix GA – GQ.

Courtesy of Claudio Marana.

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