About #16 - 50 shillings type 1986
Tanzania. Bank of Tanzania (Benki Kuu Ya Tanzania). 1986-1987 Issues. 50 shillings Type 1986. Date: 1986. Dimensions: 144 x 70 mm. Watermark: Giraffe head. Material: Paper. Solid security thread. Printer: Thomas De la Rue (TDLR), London, England. Front and back: Polychrome printing predominantly red and orange. Description of the front: Background made up of guilloche and geometric patterns with the value in the angles. Prefix and numbering in black. On the right, a portrait of second president Ali Hassan Mwinyi in a shirt. Torch. Coat of arms of Tanzania in the center. Texts in Swahili. Combination of signatures with the Minister of Finance (or Waziri wa Fedha), Cleopa David Msuya and the Governor (or Gavana), Charles Nyirabu. Description of the back: Background made up of guilloche and geometric patterns with the value in the corners. Texts in Swahili. Group of workers making mud bricks. Map of Tanzania. Replacement notes: Prefix ZZ and ZY.