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Papua New Guinea 5 Kina 2008

Item Code: PG-29a

Front: Bird of Paradise - National Emblem symbolising National Unity; National Parliament Building; The background tints surrounding
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.
 

 
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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.

 
 
SECURITY FEATURES

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.

4. EMBOSS

The Numeral '5' is embossed in the secondary clear window.

5. OFFSET

Complex background security patterns in multiple rainbow print.

6. INTAGLIO

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.

9. SIGNATURES

Black signatures of the Governor and the Secretary, Department of Treasury fluoresce yellow/green under ultraviolet light.

 
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