About #26 - 500 shillings Type 1993
Tanzania. Bank of Tanzania (Benki Kuu Ya Tanzania). 1993-1995 Issues. 500 shillings Type 1993. Date: 1993. Dimensions: 138 x 69 mm. Watermark: Giraffe head. Material: Paper. Solid security thread with printed BENKI KUU YA TANZANIA. Printer: Thomas De la Rue (TDLR), London, England. Front and back: Polychrome printing predominantly purple, green and orange. Description of the front: Background made up of guilloche and geometric patterns with the value in the angles. Prefix and ascending numbering in black and red. On the right, a portrait of second president Ali Hassan Mwinyi in a shirt. Zebra on the left. Coat of arms of Tanzania in the center. Texts in Swahili. Three combinations of signatures with the Minister of Finance (or Waziri wa Fedha) and the Governor (or Gavana). Description of the back: Background made up of guilloche and geometric patterns with the value in the corners. Texts in Swahili. Scene of harvesting coffee berries. Torch. Replacement notes: Prefix ZZ and ZY.