Pick: #8A , The Banknote Book: B203
Bahrain. Bahrain Monetary Agency. 1978-1979 Issues. Date: ١٩٧٣ (1973). Introduction: December 16, 1979. Dimensions: 152 x 72 mm. Watermark: Falcon head. Material: Paper. Solid security thread. UV: Arabic value twice fluoresces orange. Printer: Thomas De La Rue & Company, Limited (TDLR), London, England. Multicolored front and back printing, predominantly dark blue. Description of the front: Background made up of arabesques and guilloche patterns. Texts in Arabic. Prefix and numbering in black. Minaret of the Suq Al-Khamis Mosque in Manama and a map to the left. Dhow in the center and the Bahraini coat of arms to the right. Only one signature combination in black with the Chairman / Prime Minister: Scheikh Khalifa bin Sulman al Khalifa. Value "٥" in the corners. Description of the back: Texts in English. View of two pearl dhows in action on the left. Value "5" in the corners and in the center in a rosette.