Poland new 500-złoty note (B864a) confirmed

According to a press release, on 10 February 2017 the Narodowy Bank Polski introduced a new 500-zloty note to “ensure the uninterrupted circulation of cash and a reduction in the cost of issuing currency, and will also satisfy the growing demand for high denomination banknotes.”

B864 (P190): 500 złotych (US$125)

Blue, brown, burgundy, and green. Front: Polish text; coat of arms with crowned eagle; Sobieski family coat-of-arms; King Jan III Sobieski (John Sobieski); crown as registration device; lobster-tailed pot helmet in green SPARK. Back: Polish text; crown; Wilanów Palace; eagle coat of arms. Gold-to-green RollingStar Cube windowed security thread and solid security thread with demetalized 500 ZŁ. Watermark: King Jan III Sobieski and electrotype 500. Printer: PWPW. 150 x 75 mm. Paper.

a. 16 LUTEGO 2016. Sig. 17: Belka/Oles.
Prefix AA – AD. Intro: 10.02.2017.

Courtesy of Jan Bogus.

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