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Romania 10 Lei 2005

Item Code: RO-119

Obverse: Portrait of Nicolae Grigorescu (1838 - 1907), Romanian painter; Marsh Mallow Hollyhock flower
(Althaea officinalis) and artist's palette and paintbrush; Romanian Coat of Arms. Reverse: House from Oltenia
region; Nicolae Grigorescu's painting "Rodica", representing a country girl. Watermark: George Enescu; BNR
logo. Signatures: Mugur Constantin Isarescu (Governor); Ionel Nitu (Cashier).


This picture is for reference only. It may not be exactly the same image as the one
for sale in the
pricelist or this may be a gallery item (not for sale).

Original Size: 133 x 72 mm
Texts: Banca Nationala a Romaniei; Guvernator; Casier Central; Zece Lei; Ten Leu.
Falsificarea acestor bilete se pedepseste conform legilor.

Remark: This banknote is made from polymer substrate.

Security features:

Transparent window: Painter's palette with painbrushes and embossed denomination value.

Shadow image ("watermark"): portrait and NBR logo, next to the transparent window. The shadow image
is visible only when the banknote is held up to the light.

Security thread: Hold the banknote against the light and the thread will appear as a dark narrow stripe in the
middle area.

Perfect register: Palette, visible when the banknote is held up to the light. Parts of the palette printed on the
obverse beneath the name of the central bank match perfectly with the parts printed on the reverse and build
a complete image.

Iridescent stripe on the reverse side: All Romanian notes in circulation have on the right of the reverse side
a vertical translucent iridescent stripe which has the nominal value printed seven times.

Microtext: All Romanian notes in circulation have, on the obverse and reverse, printed areas which contain tiny
writing. This can be seen using a magnifying glass.

UV print: On the reverse, green tetragon in UV light which holds the nominal value: "10". The black vertical serial
number shines green, the red horizontal increasing characters serial number shines orange in UV light.

Golden overprinted patch: on the right side on the obverse having the shape of a palette.

Raised print: Special printing technique makes the ink feel raised on both sides on the main design elements
of the 10 Lei issued in 2005 only.

Latent image: When the note is tilted, the letters "BNR" can be seen on the left shoulder of Nicolae Grigorescu.
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