B597 (P114): 100 quetzales (US$13) Brown, purple, green, blue, and red. Front: Spanish text; flying quetzal bird; Mayan man with staff as registration device; stylized temple; bishop and university founder, Francisco Marroquín. Back: Spanish text; circular seal; Mayan glyphs; flower beds, fountain, and pillars in courtyard of University of San
, 50 pesos oro (US$1.55), 2006. Like Pick 170, but new date, new signatures, non-novel horizontal serial numbers, no watermark, and ClearText security thread instead of windowed thread. Courtesy of Gary Snover.
, 100 francs (US$0.20), 01-09-2003. Like Pick 29, but new date, date at front lower left, and bank name, counterfeiting warning, and denomination in English in addition to French. Courtesy of David F. Cieniewicz (www.banknotestore.com).
1 dollar (US$0.15), 2006. Introduced 26.02.2007. Like B216, but new date, narrower (1.2 mm vs. 2 mm) windowed security thread, watermark of sacred ibis, and blue vertical serial number. Courtesy of Claudio Marana.
, 500 rufiyaa (US$39.05), 1 July 2006. Like P23, but new date, new signature (Qasim Ibrahim, Governor), Cornerstone watermark, 500 as electrotype watermark, windowed 3mm StarChrome security thread changes red to green. Printer: De La Rue. As of May 10, 2007, all 500-rufiyaa notes issued on or before May 1,
, The International Bank Note Society (IBNS) is proud to announce the winner of the 2007 IBNS Bank Note of the Year, awarded to the finest banknote issued in 2006. This year’s award goes to the 1,000-franc note issued by the Banque Centrale des Comores, the central bank of the
, Yellow. Front: Partisan Kaikhosro (Kakutsa) Cholokashvili; fragments of relief images of Georgian cultural artifacts. Back: Sokhumi, capital of breakaway region of Abkhaz; relief fragments of the iconostasis found in the Tsebelda village of Gulribshi region. Holographic stripe. Windowed security thread with demetalized 200. Watermark: Kaikhosro Cholokashvili with electrotype 200