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Eastern Caribbean States new 2 dollars

 

The 2-dollar banknote, P-61; B-245, is a captivating piece of currency distinguished by its multicolored design and innovative use of polymer material. Measuring 69 x 145 mm, this note integrates SAFEGUARD® technology, highlighting a commitment to durability and advanced security features.

On the obverse side, the banknote showcases a conch shell alongside the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank building in Basseterre, St. Kitts. The focal point is Sir Isaac Vivian “Viv” Alexander Richards, a cricket legend known as “The Master Blaster,” depicted wielding a cricket bat. Commemorating the 40th anniversary, a dedicated logo enhances the visual narrative.

Flipping the note reveals a reverse side featuring the 40th-anniversary logo prominently. Marine life takes center stage with depictions of fish, coral, turtles, and a map of the Lesser Antilles. This thematic representation aligns with the region’s rich biodiversity and cultural heritage.

No security thread or watermark on this 2-dollar banknote. De La Rue, a reputable London-based printing company (DLR), undertakes the responsibility of bringing this banknote to life.

The note’s date of issue remains unspecified (ND), yet its official introduction on December 6, 2023, marks a significant milestone. The polymer composition not only ensures longevity but also aligns with contemporary trends in currency design, showcasing a fusion of tradition and technological progress.

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Somalia new 20000 and 50000 shilin

The 20,000 Shilin banknote P-42; B-321, exhibits a unique blend of brown and green hues, contributing to its distinct appearance. With dimensions measuring 139 x 66 mm, this banknote is notable for its size and color palette.

The front of the banknote showcases the National Theatre in Mogadiscio, offering a cultural and architectural focal point. On the reverse side, the Central Bank of Somalia in Mogadiscio takes center stage, providing a representation of the nation’s financial institution.

Security features on this banknote include a windowed security thread bearing demetalized inscriptions of the Central Bank of Somalia and Arabic text. These elements enhance the note’s resistance to counterfeiting, providing a reliable means of verification.

The printer responsible for producing this banknote is listed as Unknown, with a reference to a Sudanese Printer. While the specific details of the printer may remain undisclosed, the banknote’s quality and authenticity are assured by the reputation of the Sudanese printing industry.

A watermark on the banknote reveals a pixelated lion and an electrotype 20,000, further contributing to its security features. The incorporation of these elements adds layers of complexity to deter counterfeit attempts.

The banknote is dated 2010, denoted in Arabic numerals as “٢٠١٠.” The prefix “EA” provides additional information related to the note’s series or printing batch.

The 50,000 Shilin banknote P-43; B-322, is characterized by a rich blue color palette and has dimensions measuring 139 x 66 mm. This banknote stands out both for its distinctive hue and its notable size.

On the front of the note, the NMasaagidka Isbaheysiga, also known as the “Solidarity” or “Saudi” mosque, in Mogadiscio takes center stage. This architectural marvel serves as a cultural focal point, contributing to the narrative woven into the design of the currency. On the reverse side, the Abdul Aziz mosque, also situated in Mogadiscio, adds to the visual representation of religious and cultural landmarks.

In terms of security features, the banknote incorporates a windowed security thread featuring demetalized inscriptions of the Central Bank of Somalia and Arabic text. These measures enhance the note’s resilience against counterfeiting, providing a reliable means of authentication.

The printer responsible for the production of this banknote is labeled as Unknown, with a reference to a Sudanese Printer. While the specifics of the printing entity remain undisclosed, the banknote’s quality and authenticity are upheld by the reputation of the Sudanese printing industry.

A watermark on the banknote reveals a pixelated lion and an electrotype 50,000, adding an additional layer of security. This pixelated representation, combined with the electrotype, serves as a distinctive feature that contributes to the overall security profile of the note.

Dated as 2010 in Arabic numerals “٢٠١٠,” and featuring the prefix “FA,” this banknote provides insights into its production series or printing batch.

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Peru new 200 soles banknote

The 200 Soles banknote P-200; B-541 which is approximately equivalent to US$55.75; €47.93, boasts a distinctive design and security features, the note is visually striking with its purple color and compact dimensions of 140 x 65 mm.

The front of the banknote features a portrait of the renowned Peruvian artist, Tilsa Tsuchiya Castillo. The addition of SPARK Live technology on the front adds a dynamic element to the design, providing both aesthetic appeal and enhanced security.

On the reverse side, the banknote showcases images of Flor Bella Abanquina (Dalechampia aristolochiifolia) and the iconic Gallito de las Rocas (Andean Cock-of-the-Rock, Rupicola peruvianus). These natural elements, along with the national arms, contribute to a representation of Peru’s rich biodiversity and cultural heritage.

Security features are robust, including a security thread known as INTERPROVING SAFETY THREAD. This thread incorporates moving figures and prominently displays the denomination 200, reinforcing the banknote’s resistance to counterfeiting. Additionally, a watermark featuring Tilsa Tsuchiya Castillo and an electrotype 200 further enhances its security measures.

Produced by De La Rue International Limited, a reputable printing company with expertise in security printing, the banknote’s quality and authenticity are assured. The note was officially issued on December 16, 2021, and introduced into circulation on December 15, 2023, allowing ample time for the public to familiarize themselves with its unique design and features.

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