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Auction 78 Online

The catalogue for IBNS Auction No. 78, 2018 containing over 5,200 lots is now available.  Auction Closes Sunday 28th October 2018.

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IBNS Journal 57-3

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Cape Verde's 5000 Escudos Note

Nominated by Tim Berridge, IBNS Member 11657

CPV-5000-Front
CPV-5000-Back
 
Note Cape Verde B221 (PNL): 5,000 escudos (US$49)
Predominant Colour(s) Purple, light blue, orange, and yellow
Front Map of Africa as registration device; islands superimposed on house exterior; stylized waves; first president, Aristides Maria Pereira; embossed map of Africa
Back Stylized wave; map of Boa Vista; landscape of Boa Vista (home of Aristides Maria Pereira), including fireplace of pottery factory Holographic stripe with Aristides Maria Pereira, BCV, and map of Boa Vista
Watermark Aristides Maria Pereira and electrotype torch with Cornerstones
Additional Security Red-to-green windowed security thread with demetalized BCV 5000 and torch
Printer TDLR
Size 148 x 74 mm
Introduced 10/09/2015
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book