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Vanuatu 500 Vatu (1982)

Item Code: VU-2

Front: Coat of arms depicting a Melanesian warrior holding a spear standing before the mountain superimposed on the boar's tusk encircling two crossed namele fern fronds and the golden scroll on the bottom with the National Motto that reads: "Long God Yumi Stanap" (In God We Stand). Reverse: Carved statues. Slit log idiophone drummers. Watermark: Bearded man in a headdress. Signatures: Philip Shing (President); John A. Howard (General Manager - Directeur General). Main colour: Light red. Security features: Running serial numbers in black on the front of the banknote and parts of the design on the reverse that fluoresce yellow under ultraviolet light. Solid, vertical, embedded security thread, 1/2 mm wide. Issuer: Central Bank of Vanuatu. Date of Issue: 1982. Date of withdrawal: N/a. Legal tender: No. Total emission: Unknown. Material: Cotton and linen blend. Artist: Unknown. Engraved by: Unknown. Printing method: Intaglio. Printer: Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. Ltd., New Malden, Surrey, England.

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Dimensions: 140 x 70 mm

Texts: Central Bank of Vanuatu. Five Hundred Vatu. Cinq Cents Vatu. Banque Centrale de Vanuatu. Central Bank Blong Vanuatu.

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