Samoa new 5-tala polymer note (B123a) confirmed

B123 (PNL): 5 tala (US$1.85)

Red. Front: English and Samoan text; Tueila flower; beach. Back: English and Samoan text; Villa Vailima, Robert Louis Stevenson’s former house, now the Robert Louis Stevenson Museum south of Apia in Vailima; Samoan coat of arms; Tueila flower. No security thread. Watermark: None. Printer: (De La Rue). 139 x 71 mm. Polymer (Safeguard).

a. No date. Sig. 8: Va’ai/Ainuu-Enari. Prefix AA. Intro: 18.12.2023.

Courtesy of Claudio Marana, Igor Tereshkov, Don Ludwig and Stane Straus (

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