Syria new 50-pound note (B636a) confirmed

This note is like the preceding issue (B627a), but with new date, new signature, new printer (without imprint), and chevron ornament added at lower right back.

B636 (PNL): 50 Syrian pounds (US$0.05)

Blue and tan. Front: Arabic text; Ugarit alphabet on cuneiform clay tablet; ancient writing on cuneiform clay tablet from Ebla. Back: English text; Library of Hafiz Al Assad in Damascus; statue of Hafiz Al Assad; chevron ornament. Windowed security thread with demetalized CBS 50 and Arabic text. Watermark: Arabian horse head and electrotype 50. Printer: (Goznak). 135 x 65 mm. Paper.

a. ‮٢٠٢١‬/2021. Sig. 20: Yaghi/Karfoul. Prefix S/01.

Courtesy of Alex Zlotin.

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