Lebanon new 50,000-pound army commemorative note (B540a) confirmed

According to a press release dated 22 July 2015, on 1 August (Army Day) the Banque du Liban will introduce a new 50,000-livre polymer note commemorating 70 years of the Lebanese army.

B540 (P98): 50,000 livres (pounds) (US$33)

Blue, green, brown, and red. Front: Arabic text; two soldiers in silhouette; coat of arms; soldier carrying Lebanese flag. Back (vertical): Arabic and French text; monument to martyrs in Yarze (headquarters of the Lebanese Ministry of Defense); soldier saluting in silhouette; stalk of wheat. Simulated security thread with demetalized BDL. Watermark: None. Printer: (De La Rue). 140 x 77 mm. Polymer (Safeguard).

a. ‮٢٠١٥‬‭ ‬/ 2015. Sig. 12: Charafeddine/Salamé.
Prefix D/00. Intro: 01.08.2015.

Courtesy of Claude Akl (dekeneh on eBay).

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