About #5 - 500 vatu Type 1993
Vanuatu. Reserve Bank of Vanuatu. 1993-2009 Issues. Date: No. Dimensions: 140 x 70 mm. Watermark: Melanesian head. Material: Paper. Solid security thread. Printer: Bradbury, Wilkinson & Cie, New Malden, Surrey, England. Multicolored front and back printing, predominantly red, orange and yellow. Description of the front: Background made up of guilloche patterns and geometric patterns. Texts in English and French. Prefix and 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”). Two combinations of signatures in black with the President and the Minister of Finance. Description of the back: Background made up of geometric patterns. Texts in Bislama. Three statues, a shield and two men in traditional dress playing on drums carved out of tree trunks. Value "500" in the corners.