About #18 - 1,000 bipkwele Type 1980
Equatorial Guinea. Bank of Equatorial Guinea (Banco de Guinea Ecuatorial). 1980 Provisional Issues. 1,000 bipkwele Type 1980. Date: October 21, 1980. Dimensions: 140 x 88 mm. Watermark: Female head. Material: Paper. No security thread. Printer: Fabrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre (FNMT), Spain. Front and back: Polychrome printing predominantly Red-brown. Description of the front: Rectangular black overprint on Pick: # 1. Border frame with tropical fruits and guilloche patterns. Banana plant. Numbering in red. Texts in Spanish. Signatures: El Gobernador (Governor), Patricio Eka Nguema Obomo and El Cajero General (Cashier), Victoriano Boncanca Bojeta. Description of the back: Coat of arms at center with cotton tree on shield. Tropical shoreline with palm trees and a canoe. Texts in Spanish. Red numbering in margins.