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Kenya's 500 Shilling Note

Nominated by Roger Urce, IBNS Member 5042

KEN-500-Front
KEN-500-Back
 
Note B147 (PNL): 500 shillings (US$4.85)
Predominant Colour(s) Green
Front English and Kiswahili text; coat of arms; flying dove as registration device; Kenyatta International Conference Centre in Nairobi with seated Kenyatta statue and tower and amphitheater buildings; Mount Kenya; bank monogram as registration device; lion
Back English and Kiswahili text; palm trees, elephants, and giraffes in Maasai Mara park; lion head; flying dove
Watermark Lion head, electrotype CBK / 500, and Cornerstones
Additional Security Red-to-green and rainbow windowed security thread with demetalized bird and CBK 500
Printer De La Rue
Size 138 x 68 mm Paper
Introduced 31/05/2019
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book