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500 Vatu

Issuing authority: Reserve Bank of Vanuatu

Original size: 135 x 65 mm

VU - B209

Banknote design copyright by the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu

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Vorderseite: Landeswappen Vanuatus (vor einem Vulkan stehender melanesischer Häupt­ling mit Speer); Landkarte von Vanuatu.
Rückseite: Landkarte von Vanuatu; Gebäude; Tanzende Jungen; Mann erstellt Sand­zeich­nungen.

Front side: Vanuatu's coat of arms (Melanesian chief holding a spear and standing in front of a volcano); Map of Vanuatu.
Back side: Map of Vanuatu; Building; Dancing boys; Man drawing in the sand.


Dated 2017The first two digits of the serial number represent the year of printing (e.g. 17 = 2017). No commemorative overprint.
Signatures of Simeon M. Athy (as GOVERNOR) and Gaetan Pikioune (as MINISTER OF FINANCE). No water­mark. Bank logo as shadow image. No security thread. Conch shell as transparent window. Geometrical figure as registration device. One red horizontal and one black vertical 8-digit serial number on the front side. Both have a double letter prefix and digits of the same size. Printed by Note Printing Australia on polymer substrate.


Tradition is the main theme of the note introduced on 27. October 2017. For the same note bearing a commemorative overprint on the front side and commemorating the South Pacific Mini Games in Vanuatu refer to B214 please.