Pick: #26 , The Banknote Book: B215
Bhutan. Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan. 2000-2003 Issues. 500 ngultrum type 2000. Date: No date. Dimensions: 160 x 70 mm. Watermark: Crossed Dorji. Printer: Thomas De La Rue and Company, London. Solid security thread. UV: Number 500 in a fluorescent green square in the center on the front. Fluorescent green fibers. Horizontal and vertical serial number. Material: Paper. Front and back printing predominantly red and orange. Description of the front: On the left, the royal emblem in a circle. In the center, one of the Seven Auspicious Jewels (Norbu Rimpochhe) surrounded by two dragons. On the right, a profile portrait of 1st King Ugyen Wangchuck wearing a raven crown. “Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan” written in Dzongkha. Series and numbering printed in black and red. Texts in Dzongkha. Signature of the Chairman: Lyonpo Yeshey Zimba. Description of the back: Texts in English. View of Punakha Dzong, the palace of great happiness. “Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan” upper center. Replacement notes: Prefix Z/1.