About #30 - 500 shillings type 1997
Tanzania. Bank of Tanzania (Benki Kuu Ya Tanzania). 1997 Issues. 500 shillings Type 1997. Date: March 10, 1997. Dimensions: 138 x 69 mm. Watermark: Giraffe head. Material: Paper. Solid security thread with printed BENKI KUU YA TANZANIA. Printer: Giesecke & Devrient, Munich, Germany. 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 numbering in black and red. On the right, a Giraffe's head. Zebra on the left. Coat of arms of Tanzania in the center. Texts in Swahili. Combination of signatures with the Minister of Finance (or Waziri wa Fedha), Simon Mbilinyi and the Governor (or Gavana), Idris M. Rashidi. 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.