South Africa new 100-rand note (B780a) confirmed introduced on 04.05.2023

According to a press release dated 3 May 2023, these notes are like the preceding issues, but with enhanced security features and new designs featuring “The Big Five” families on the back. The denominations will be released gradually and will circulate in parallel with the preceding issues.

B780 (PNL): 100 rand (US$7.10)

Blue, violet, and orange. Front: English text; coat of arms; Cape buffalo in hexagon as registration device; preamble to South Africa’s Constitution; Nelson Mandela; two Cape buffalo in SPARK Live Truspin. Back: Text in English, Northern Sotho, and Tsonga; two Cape buffalo; Cape buffalo in hexagon as registration device. Holographic windowed security thread with coat of arms, SARB, Cape buffalo, and 100. Watermark: Cape buffalo and electrotype 100. Printer: (SABN and Tumba Bruk). 146 x 70 mm. Paper.

a. No date. Sig. 10: Kganyago. Intro: 04.05.2023.

Courtesy of Dave England.

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