About #16 - 500 francs type 1981
Rwanda. National Bank of Rwanda (Banki Nasiyonali y'u Rwanda). 1981-1982 Issues. 500 francs Type 1981. Date: July 1, 1981. Dimensions: 145 x 70 mm. Watermark: Crowned crane head. Material: Paper. No security thread. Printer: Thomas De la Rue (TDLR), London, England. Front and back: Polychrome printing predominantly brown, purple, blue and orange. Description of the front: Background made up of repeating patterns with the value in the corners. Prefix and numbering in black. On the right, a group of impalas lurking in the savannah. Texts in French. Combinations of signatures in black with the Administrator, Augustin Ruzindana and a second Administrator, Jean-Baptiste Ngirabacu. Description of the back: Background made up of patterns with the value in the upper corners. Group of 16 men working with hoes in a field. Texts in Kinyarwanda.