About #54 - 25 gulden Type 1886
Suriname. Bank of Suriname (De Surinaamsche Bank). 1880-1886 Issues. Date: July 1, 1886. Dimensions: 214 x 114 mm. Watermark: Surinaamsche Bank. Material: Paper. No security thread. Printer: Johan Enschedé en Zonen (JEZ), Haarlem. Two-tone front printing in dark blue on an orange background. Uniface banknote. Description of the front: Frame composed of arabesques and volutes winding around the border. Coat of arms of Suriname in the center composed of two Indians surrounding a medallion containing a sailboat. Below in a banner, the country's national currency in Latin: Justitia Pietas Fides (Justice, Piety, Fidelity). The place (Paramaribo) and the date are printed in the center. At the bottom of the note, a scene symbolizing the arrival of the first Europeans in Suriname with a scene of welcome and offerings. In the background, goods unloaded on the beach and a sailboat anchored in a bay. Texts in Dutch. Value "25" in the corners. A combination of signatures in black with the Director and the Director-President. Very rare.