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Papua New Guinea 5 Kina (1975)

Item Code: PG-2

Front: Bird of Paradise - National Emblem symbolising National Unity. Spear and carved "hour glass" drum (typical for the Highlands
and the yearly Goroka Show). The patterns surrounding the numerals are based on designs of a slaughtered pig. Back: Featured are
four items of traditional Papua New Guinea "Currencies": Hombuli mask which is used for bridal payments in the Sepik area; Kina
shell necklace woven with seeds found in the New Ireland Province; The background tints for this design have been composed from:
Parliament House design; Northern Province Tapa cloth; Milne Bay shield tortoise shell bracelets from the Huon Gulf area. The
patterns used to surround the numerals are based on a mask design together with an illustration of a bird. Watermark: Bank logo -
Bird of Paradise. Signatures: Henry ToRobert (Governor); Mekerke Morauta (Secretary, Department of Finance). Main colour:
Purple violet. Security features: Running serial
numbers on the front of the banknote. Embedded security thread 1/2 mm thin.
Artist: Unknown. Issuer: Bank of Papua New Guinea
. Date of Issue: 1975. Withdrawn: 2012. Legal tender: No. Total issue:
Unknown. Material: Cotton paper. Printing method: Intaglio (raised print). Printer: Note Printing Australia.

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Dimensions: 145 x 72 mm

Texts: Bank of Papua New Guinea. Five Kina. Legal Tender Throughout Papua New Guinea.


Remark: This banknote is made from paper. PNG banknotes made from paper ceased to be legal tender on 30th June 2012.

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