About #18 - 500 vatu type 2017
Vanuatu. Reserve Bank of Vanuatu. 2010-2020 Issues. Date: 2017. Dimensions: 130 x 65 mm. Watermark: Bank logo. Material: Polymer (Guardian). No security thread. Printer: Francois-Charles Oberthur Fiduciaire (FCOF), France. Multicolored front and back printing, predominantly purple, blue, red and green. Description of the front: Background made up of geometric patterns. Texts in English and French. Prefix and numbering in black and red. Conch shell. 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”). Map of Vanuatu. Combination of signatures in black with President Simeon M. Athy and Minister of Finance Gaetan Pikioune. Description of the back: Background made up of geometric patterns. Map of Vanuatu. Texts in Bislama. Dancers in front of a traditional house and a man drawing patterns in the sand. Value "500" in the corners.