Pick: #73 , The Banknote Book: B219
Cape Verde. Banco de Cabo Verde (Bank of Cape Verde). 2014 Issues. Date: 05.07.2014. Dimensions: 136 x 66 mm. Watermark: Code di Dona with electrotype vine. Holographic patch w/ musical notes and bird in flight. Material: Paper. Solid security thread w/ demetalized BCV 1000 and vine. Printer: Thomas De La Rue (TDLR), London. Multicolored front and back printing, predominantly green, blue and purple. Description: texts in Portuguese. Portrait of the Cape Verdean musician and composer Gregório Vaz, known as "Code di Dona" (1940-2010) playing the accordion. Considered one of the essential figures of funaná, a musical genre formerly confined to the island of Santiago and today with universal resonance. Numbering in black and red. Combinations of signatures with O Administrator and O Governador: Manuel Pinto Frederico / Carlos Augusto de Burgo. Back: texts in Portuguese. Musician holding a Ferrinho (typical musical instrument of the funaná genre). Bird in flight.