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Seychelles 500 Rupee note

Nominated by David White, IBNS Life Member 161

SYC-500-Front
SYC-500-Back
 
Note Seychelles B422 (PNL): 500 rupees (US$38)
Predominant Colour(s) Tan, red, and brown
Front Five coco-de-mer nuts; Depth Image hologram coat of arms; Catkin flowers; Seychelles Kestrel (Katiti / Crécerelle des Seychelles) bird on branch; denomination as registration device
Back Seychelles Tiger Chameleon (Kanmeleon / Caméléon tigre des Seychelles) in gold-to-green SPARK; Wild Bilimbi flowers; insects; Seychelles scops-owl (Syer / Petit duex sciour) bird on branch; gold iridescent stripe with 500 and owl pattern
Watermark Seychelles Kestrel, electrotype 500 / Seychelles, and Cornerstones
Additional Security Optiks security thread with Seychelles Vinegar Flies, 500, and BIGAY BWA TORTI pattern
Printer TDLR
Size 144 x 72 mm
Introduced 05/12/2016
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book