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Faeroe Islands 50 Krˇnur 2011 (2012)

Item Code: FO-29

Front: Faroese animals: fragmented animals in a landscape in a watercolour style. Ram's horn. Watercolour of a stone wall. Reverse: Faroese landscapes: Hesturin Hillside and Cliff Beinisv°r­ in the village of Sumba on the west side of Su­uroy. Pasture for sheep and rams. Watermark: Ram's head; Electrotype circular religious symbol. Security features: Consecutively running horizontal black block and black serial numbers on the obverse of the banknote. Invisible colored filament fibers (hairs) (that are sparsely distributed throughout the banknote), the denomination, the 17 mm wide "Mother of Pearl" stripe (executed in grey silver iridescent paint) and small parts of the banknote design fluoresce under ultraviolet light. Yellow EURion constellation (Omron rings or doughnuts). Solid embedded 1 mm wide metallic security thread and then quite next to it there is another, blue, windowed, segmented (on the obverse), positioned vertically, 3,5 mm wide polymer security thread that has opposite motion picture that moves up and down if the banknote is tilted sideways and vice versa. Inspirational circular religious symbol from old wooden churches that serves as a see-through feature. Raised ink. Main colour: Grey. Artist: Zacharias Heinesen (watercolours). Engraver: Banknote Printing Works. Signatures: Dan Michael Knudsen (High Commissioner, 2008–2017), Aksel Vilhelmsson Johannesen (Minister of Finance (2011), Prime Minister, 2015–2019). Printing method: Offset and intaglio. Issuer: Faeroe Islands Government, Danish Administration. First date of issue and circulation: 3 July 2001. Date of issue: 19 March 2012. Legal tender: Yes. Material: The banknotes are printed on dirt-resistant cotton fiber paper that is much stronger than normal writing paper. Printer: Denmarks Nationalbank's Banknote Printing Works and the Royal Danish Mint.
 

 
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Dimensions: 125 x 71 mm
 
Remark: The currency in the Faroe Islands is 1 krˇna and the exchange rate to the Danish banknotes is 1:1. The Faroese banknotes are regarded as a foreign currency in Denmark thus they are not legal tender in Denmark, nor are Danish banknotes legal tender in the Faroe Islands. However, Faroese banknotes can be encashed to Danish banknotes free of charge at Danmarks Nationalbank in the same way as Danish banknotes can be encashed to Faroese banknotes in the Faroe Islands.The coins in the Faroe Islands and in Denmark are the same.
 

Texts: F°royar. Fimmti Krˇnur. ┌tgivin SambŠrt Galdandi Log. Um Pengase­lar.

 
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