Ukraine new 500-hryvnia note (B858a) confirmed

According to a press release dated 25 December 2015, on 11 April 2016 the National Bank of Ukraine introduced a new 500-hryvnia note with enhanced security features, including windowed security thread and SPARK patch.


B858 (P127): 500 гривень (hryven) (US$19)

Beige, brown, green, blue, and pink. Front: Ukrainian text; denomination as registration device; philosopher, poet, writer, pedagogue, and musician Hryhorii Skovoroda; coat of arms; fountain; open book with quill in gold-to-green SPARK. Back: Ukrainian text; Mohyla Academy building in Kiev; academy seal. Motion windowed security thread with demetalized 500. Solid security thread with demetalized 500 ГРН and trident. Watermark: Hryhorii Skovoroda and electrotype hyrvnia symbol (backwards S with two horizontal bars). Printer: (National Bank of Ukraine). 154 x 75 mm. Paper.

a. 2015. Sig. 9: Gontareva. Intro: 11.04.2016.

Courtesy of Svitlana Romashko.

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