Malawi new 2,000-kwacha note (B163a) confirmed

According to a press release dated 11 November 2016, the Reserve Bank of Malawi introduced a new 2,000-kwacha note (B163) on 19 December 2016. The theme depicted on the new note is “Social Development (Tertiary Education)” in line with the running themes on the current Malawi Kwacha series and as such, the motif on the back of the banknote will depict the Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST) located in Thyolo District. The front of the banknote bears the portrait of Reverend John Chilembwe.

B163 (P69): 2,000 kwacha (US$2.45)

Yellow, brown, orange, and pink. Front: English text; Reverend John Chilembwe; Malawi map; SPARK Live fish; fishermen in boat; Malawi map as registration device. Back: English text; Malawi map; silhouette of two people carrying baskets on their heads; microsope; bank logo; Malawi map; Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST) building in Thyolo District. Holographic stripe. 4-mm wide green-to-gold RollingStar Cube windowed security thread. Watermark: John Chilembwe and electrotype 2000. Printer: (Unknown). 135 x 66 mm. Paper.

a. 1st JUNE 2016. Sig. 12: Chuka. Prefix AA – AE. Intro: 19.12.2016.


Courtesy of Sergio Oliveira.

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