, 2 pounds (US$1), July 9 2006. Light blue. Front: Civilization theme with pottery bowls, plates, and vases; map. Back: Bank logo; musical instruments. 2-mm wide windowed security thread with demetalized CBOS 2 LS and Arabic text. Watermark: Pigeon and electrotype LS 2. Printer: (Sudan Currency Printing Press). 144 x
B214 (P70): 1,000 escudos (withdrawn 19.02.2020) Purple, blue, green, and yellow. Front (vertical): Portuguese text; writer and professor António Aurélio Gonçalves; medallion made of dragon tree leaves; hand with pen registration device; holographic inkwell with quill. Back (vertical): Portuguese text; landscape of Chanzinha on the island of São Nicolau, including
On 25 September 2007, Manou Bheenick, governor of the Bank of Mauritius, announced a design competition for a new family of banknotes to be issued in 2009 to celebrate the bank’s 40th anniversary. Under the theme of “Banknotes—Mirrors of our Motherland,” this eighth series of notes should relate to the
B334 (P68): 200 pounds (US$11) Purple, green, and brown. Front: Arabic text; denomination as registration device; Qani Bay mosque in Cairo. Back: English text; statue of the Seated Scribe; cartouche with “Egypt is Peace” in hieroglyphics. 3-mm wide windowed thread with demetalized 200 and TWO HUNDRED POUNDS in Arabic. 1.5-mm
, 5 pounds (US$2.50), July 9 2006. Issued May 2007. Pink. Front: Future theme with modern architecture and satellite; map. Back: Bank logo; electrical tower; hydroelectric dam; solar panel; wind turbine. 2-mm wide windowed security thread with demetalized CBOS 5 LS and Arabic text. Watermark: Pigeon and electrotype LS 5.
, 20 pounds (US$10), July 9 2006. Issued May 2007. Dark red. Front: Industrial development theme with wrench, three pyramids, irrigation wheel, and oil drilling platform; map. Back: Bank logo; factory, satellite dishes, and fruit (bananas, papayas, flowers, pineapples, citrus, grapes, corn). Holographic stripe. 2-mm wide windowed security thread with