Vanuatu has completed the transition from issuing its banknotes in paper and now uses
We offer here Uncirculated examples of the plastic
500 vatu issued in 2017 (P-New). The mauve polymer plastic 500 vatu is mauve and slightly
reduced in size over the paper version. The same Melanesian man in on the front and a group of dancing boys on
the back while another draws in the sand. Limited availability.
We offer Crisp Uncirculated examples of the 500 vatu in 1993.(P5) From 1906 this Pacific Island
nation was jointly managed as the New Hebrides as an Anglo-French condominium until its independence
A Melanesian man appears to the right on the front. The back shows carved figures and a man in traditional
dress beats a drum carved from a whole tree. Crisp Uncirculated.