About #35 - 500 shillings Type 2003
Tanzania. Bank of Tanzania (Benki Kuu Ya Tanzania). 2003-2009 Issues. 500 shillings Type 2003. Date: February 3, 2003. Dimensions: 130 x 63 mm. Watermark: Giraffe head with electrotype 500. Material: Paper. Windowed security thread with demetalized BOT 2003. Printer: Giesecke & Devrient, Munich, Germany. Front and back: Polychrome printing predominantly green. 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 Cape buffalo in the savannah. Coat of arms of Tanzania in the center. Texts in Swahili. Combination of signatures with the Minister of Finance (or Waziri wa Fedha), Basil Pesambili Mramba and the Governor (or Gavana), Daudi T. S. Ballali. Description of the back: Background made up of guilloche and geometric patterns with the value in the corners. Texts in Swahili. View of the entrance hall of the University of Dar es Salaam. Snake coiled on a stick (symbol of the tree of life). Replacement notes: Prefix BZ.