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Georgia's 5 Lari Note

Nominated by Fritz-Juergen Simons, IBNS Member 8247

GEO-5-Front
GEO-5-Back
 
NoteB254 (PNL): 5 lari (US$2.15)
Predominant Colour(s)Brown
FrontEnglish and Georgian text; denomination as registration device; gold-to-green star SPARK feature; Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University building; academic Ivane Javakhishvili
BackEnglish and Georgian text; farm scene from Niko Pirosmani’s (Pirosmanashvili) painting, “Threshing;” standing man from Niko Pirosmani’s painting, “A Fisherman in a Red Shirt;” coat of arms
WatermarkIvane Javakhishvili with electrotype 5 and lari symbol
Additional SecurityIridescent stripe
PrinterUnknown
Size122 x 62 mm
Introduced01/09/2017
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book