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Papua New Guinea 5 Kina (1975) (#HAA 000270) UNC

Papua New Guinea 5 Kina (1975) (#HAA 000270) UNC
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PG-2
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100.00 ($ 118.00)
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5 Kina (1975) (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. Issuer: Bank of Papua New Guinea. Date of Issue: 1975. Withdrawn: 2012. Legal tender: No. Material: Cotton paper. Printing method: Intaglio (raised print). Printer: Note Printing Australia) (Serial # HAA 000270) UNC

Dimensions: 145 x 72 mm

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Catalogue Number: P-2

Grade/condition: Uncirculated (UNC) (new, unused, mint)