Albania new 500-lek note (B323a) confirmed

B323 (PNL): 500 leke (US$4.55)

Blue. Front: Albanian text; two-headed eagle; Prime Minister Ismail Qemali; outline of Bank of Albania building; coat of arms as registration device; 1912 independence flag in OVI. Back: Albanian text; coat of arms; desk and chairs in office where independence declared; telegraph machine which transmitted declaration; house where event took place. Windowed security thread with demetalized 500 and unknown. Watermark: Ismail Qemali and electrotype 500 with coat of arms. Printer: (De La Rue). 130 x 69 mm. Paper.

a. 2020. Sig. 8: Sejko/Lalollari. Prefix DB. Intro: 17.01.2022. 

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