Eswatini new 50 emalangeni banknote

The 50 emalangeni P-46; B-106 banknote is a vibrant purple in color and measures 152 x 70 mm.

On the front of the banknote, a portrait of King Mswati III is prominently displayed. Accompanying this are the coat of arms and a purple Optical Variable Ink (OVI) device featuring a shield. The denomination is also present as a registration device, ensuring easy recognition and verification.

The back of the banknote showcases a variety of elements. The denomination appears again as a registration device. Additionally, there is an image of a jet plane departing from King Mswati III International Airport (SHO) located in Lubombo. The scenery includes Emlembe mountain, which is a significant geographical feature, and a depiction of a freeway interchange, symbolizing infrastructure development. In a nod to modern technology, binary numbers are displayed, along with a tap-to-pay logo, emphasizing the banknote’s compatibility with contemporary payment methods.

For security, the banknote includes a green-to-pink windowed security thread with a demetalized “CBE 50.” The note is printed by Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) from Germany, a renowned printer known for its high-quality banknotes.

The watermark features an image of King Mswati III, providing an additional layer of authenticity. Dated April 1, 2024, and bearing the prefix “AD,” the banknote was introduced on May 10, 2024. The signatures of Rijkenberg and Mnisi are present on the note, signifying its official status.

This banknote commemorates the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Monetary Authority of Swaziland, marking a significant milestone in the country’s financial history.

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