Papua New Guinea new 50-kina commemorative note (B161a) confirmed

B161 (PNL): 50 kina (US$15)

Orange. Front: English text; Papua New Guinean coat of arms with bird of paradise perched on Kundu drum and ceremonial spear; 50 YEARS logo; National Parliament building in Port Moresby. Back: English text; Prime Minister Michael Somare; spears from Sepik; shield and mask from New Ireland; leaf and pointed Tubuan face mask from New Britain; headdress from the Highlands; mask and costume from Sepik River. No security thread. Watermark (Shadow image): Bank logo. Printer: (Note Printing Australia). 145 x 70 mm. Polymer (Guardian).

a. (20)23. Sig. 13: Genia/Oaeke. Prefix BR.

Courtesy of Claudio Marana, Don Ludwig, Stane Straus (, and 4WS Banknotes and Coins on eBay.

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