About #17 - 1/2 dinar Type 1973 (1996)
Bahrain. Bahrain Monetary Agency. 1996 Issues. Banknote identical to Pick # 12 but with the shield of the coat of arms in brown and not in red. Date: ١٩٧٣ (1973). Introduction: 1996. Dimensions: 142 x 71 mm. Watermark: Antelope head (Arabian oryx). Material: Paper. Varieties of security thread. Printer: Thomas De La Rue & Company, Limited (TDLR), London, England. Multicolored front and back printing, predominantly purple and brown. Description of the front: Background made up of arabesques and guilloche patterns. Texts in Arabic. Prefix and horizontal and vertical numbering in black and red. Outiline map of Bahrain on the left. The Bahraini coat of arms shield in the center in brown. Blind weaver of the Bani Jamra Village Handicraft Centre to the right. Only one signature combination in black with the Chairman / Prime Minister: Scheikh Khalifa bin Sulman al Khalifa. “١/٢” value in the corners. Description of the back: texts in English. Aerial view of the aluminum foundry in Alba on the left. Value "1/2" in the corners.