About #11 - 1,000 vatu Type 2005
Vanuatu. Reserve Bank of Vanuatu. 2005 25 years of independence Commemorative Issue. "25 years" logo overprinted on Pick # 10. Date: No. Dimensions: 150 x 75 mm. Watermark: Melanesian male head. Material: Paper. Solid security thread. Printer: Thomas De La Rue (TDLR), London, England. Multicolored front and back printing, predominantly purple, green and blue. Description of the front: Background made up of guilloche patterns and geometric patterns. Texts in English and French. Prefix and ascending numbering in black. On the right, the emblem of Vanuatu with a Melanesian warrior holding a spear in front of a mountain, two branches of intertwined cycads or "namele" (Cycas seemannii) and a spiral-shaped pig tooth. At the bottom, the national motto: Long God Yumi Stanap (in english: “God is our Guide”). Combination of signatures in black with President Odo Tevi and Minister of Finance, Moana Carcasse Kalosil. Description of the back: Background made up of geometric patterns. Texts in Bislama. Three statues, map of Vanuatu and three men aboard a Punawan (traditional boat). Value "1,000" in the corners. 50,000 issued notes.