Although a number of central banks, including the ECB, have recently removed their highest Each individual value in a series of banknotes or coins. More A banknote (or ‘bill’ as it is often referred to in the US) is a type of negotiable promissory note, issued by a bank or other licensed authority, payable to the bearer on demand. More from circulation, the central bank of Poland has decided to go the opposite way and issue a brand new 500 zloty banknote on February 10, 2017.
This new highest denomination worth $125 is the last banknote of the “Rulers of Poland” series released between 2015 and February 2016. To justify its decision, the central bank stated that the new note responds to public demand and will help maintain the bank’s reserves.
The Facade, face. See Obverse. More of the note features King John II Sobieski as well as a Polish artillery helmet whose colour shifts from green to blue when the note is tilted. Poland’s coat of arms appears in the back of the banknote along with the famous Wilanów Palace of Warsaw. The 500 zloty incorporates a wide range of sophisticated security features including for example a micro-optic Plastic, metal or other material, incorporated into the paper sheet during its manufacturing process, fully or intermittently. A window thread appears on the paper’s surface at defined points, and is partially visible, however, in transmitted light appears across the entire length of the note. The thread may be able to contain any of the following: visible or machine-readable codes, microprinted or mini-printed text in positive or negative, or display of fluorescent, iridescent, holographic or... More, a see-through window and iridescent inks. The whole series was designed by Andrzej Heidrich and printed by Polish Security Printing Works (PWPW).
For further information on the 500 zloty, please view the central bank’s educational material dedicated to the new banknote.
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