B135 (P29): 5 kina (US$1.50) Violet. Front: English text; coat of arms with bird of paradise perched on Kundu drum and ceremonial spear; National Parliament building in Port Moresby. Back: English text; primitive currencies; Hombuli mask used for bridal payments in Sepik region; kina shell used in Highlands; shell necklace
B234 (P47): 50 rupees (US$0.50) Purple, violet, and orange. Front: Urdu text; Mohammed Ali Jinnah wearing national dress (sherwani). Back: English text; bank logo; K2 peak in Karakorum Mountains between Pakistan and China. Solid security thread with printed STATE BANK OF PAKISTAN 50. Watermark: Mohammed Ali Jinnah and electrotype 50.
B230 (P53): 5 rupees (demonetized 01.01.2012) Greenish gray, blue, yellow, and red. Front: Urdu text; Mohammed Ali Jinnah wearing national dress (sherwani). Back: English text; bank logo; gantry cranes at Gwadar Sea Port. Solid security thread with printed STATE BANK OF PAKISTAN 5. Watermark: Mohammed Ali Jinnah and electrotype 5.
5,000 tenge. Introduced 2008 to commemorate 15 years of tenge. Red and brown on m/c underprint. Front: Astana-Baiterek monument; sheet music; national emblem; palm; flag; green-to-blue Spark flying eagle; jubilee inscription at edges. Back: Independence Monument and Kazakhstan hotel in Almaty; mountains. Watermark, windowed security thread, registration device, intaglio printing,
To commemorate the 90th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia and the 16th anniversary of the re-introduction of the kroon, 30,000 notes were packaged in a special folder with a 1-kroon coin and sold for 200 krooni each. The 10-kroon note was designed by Vladimir Taiger and is based upon
B423 (P60): 20,000 រៀល (riels) (US$4.95) Violet and purple. Front: Khmer text; naga, mythical snake; King Norodom Sihamoni. Back: French and Khmer text; aerial view of Angkor Thom; face sculpture at Bayon temple of Angkor Thom. Holographic stripe. Solid security thread with demetalized *NBC*. Watermark: Bayon sculpture. Printer: (Unknown). 150
5 tala (US$1.95) Red. Front: English and Samoan text; beach. Back: English and Samoan text; Robert Louis Stevenson’s former house (current residence of head of state) in Vailima; coat of arms. Windowed security thread with demetalized CBS. Watermark: Malietoa Tanumafili II, electrotype CBS, and Cornerstones. Printer: (De La Rue). 139
According to a Reuters report dated 29 March 2008, Somalia’s central bank plans to revamp the country’s currency because of a flood of fake notes printed by warlords and businessmen. Addressing donors meeting in neighbouring Kenya, the bank’s director general, Sharif Mohamed Hassan, said “greedy” individuals had pumped counterfeit cash
According to a Panapress article dated 4 April 2008, with inflation running wild at 165,000%, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe introduced 25- and 50-million dollar bearer cheques on April 3. 50,000,000 dollars, 2nd April 2008. Expires 30th June 2008. Issued April 3, 2008. Purple. RBZ logo, signature (Dr. G. Gono,