|Papua New Guinea 5 Kina 2008
Item Code: PG-29a
Bird of Paradise - National Emblem symbolising National
Unity; National Parliament Building; The background tints
the National Crest on the front of this denomination have been composed from patterns taken from the following items: The Parliament
House design; Shield from the Gulf Province; Sepik clay pot and Ramu River shields from Madang area. The patterns surrounding the
numerals are based on designs of a slaughtered pig; A see-through bank logo. 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: L. Wilson
Kamit (Governor); Simon Tossali (Secretary, Department of Treasury). Printer: Note Printing Australia.
picture is for reference only. It may not be exactly the
same image as the one for sale in the Price List or in our Store,
and its serial
|Dimensions: 140 x 70 mm
Texts: Bank of Papua New Guinea. Five Kina, Legal Tender Throughout Papua New Guinea.
Remark: This banknote is made from polymer substrate.
1. COMPLEX CLEAR WINDOW
Complex Clear Window incorporating a vignette of the Bank of Papua New Guinea Logo.
2. SHADOW IMAGE
Shadow image of the Bank of Papua New Guinea logo, which is visible when raised to the light.
3. G-SWITCH FEATURE
G-Switch is a dynamic optical feature that changes colour when the BankNote is titled under a light source.
The Numeral '5' is embossed in the secondary clear window.
Complex background security patterns in multiple rainbow print.
Multi-colour raised keyline printing of main design elements on the front and back of the BankNote.
7. IRIDESCENT FEATURE
Bird of Paradise in full flight on the Back provides a colour change when the BankNote is tilted.
8. SERIAL NUMBER
Black serial number fluoresces yellow/green under ultra violet light.
Black signatures of the Governor and the Secretary, Department of Treasury fluoresce yellow/green under ultraviolet light.
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