The 10 Pula banknote P-36; B-130, valued at US$0.86 or €0.74, features distinctive characteristics that make it noteworthy. Designed with precision, this currency note boasts a vibrant green hue and measures 132 x 66 mm. Crafted from Safeguard™ polymer, it ensures durability and longevity.
The obverse side of the note showcases an impressive portrait of President Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi. Accompanying this prominent figure is the graceful image of a gemsbok antelope. The national coat of arms takes center stage, flanked by zebras and a protective shield.
Turning the note reveals a captivating depiction of the National Assembly building in Gaborone. As a security measure, a solid thread with the inscription “TEN PULA” enhances its integrity. A watermark in the form of a clear window adds an extra layer of authentication.
The note was introduced in circulation on February 22, 2021, with a print range from serial number AF0000001 to AF0200000. Its production involved two distinguished printers: De La Rue in London, England, and Oberthur Fiduciaire AD in Sofia, Bulgaria. These meticulous printing processes ensure the intricate details and security features of the note are faithfully reproduced, underscoring its value as both a medium of exchange and a work of art.
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