Paper Money Book

Celebrates the chinese zodiac 2023 – Year of Rabbit

The 10 Patacas banknote is dated 01.01.2023, and is equivalent to US$1.25 and €1.08, with paper money catalog numbers P-88H and B-194. This banknote comes in a striking red color and has dimensions of 138 x 69 mm.

On the front side of the banknote, you will find a captivating depiction of a rabbit, representing the zodiac sign associated with the year of its issuance. This adds a touch of symbolism and cultural significance to the design, reflecting the Chinese zodiac system.

Flipping the banknote over, the back side showcases notable landmarks and symbols. The Banco Nacional Ultramarino, a renowned financial institution, is prominently featured. Additionally, the A-Ma temple, a historical and cultural landmark, is depicted, along with an image of an ox. The ox symbolizes qualities such as strength, stability, and perseverance.

To enhance security, a 4-mm wide security thread is incorporated into the banknote. This thread includes a windowed section and the demetalized number 10. These security features provide protection against counterfeit attempts, ensuring the authenticity of the banknote.

The banknote is printed by Hong Kong Note Printing, Limited (HKNP), a reputable printing company based in Hong Kong. With their expertise and precision, they ensure the high quality and integrity of the banknote’s design and production.

A watermark, consisting of a delicate lotus flower and an electrotype representation of the number 10, is present on the banknote. This watermark serves as an additional security feature, aiding in the verification of the banknote’s authenticity.

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