The Solomon Islands issued a new polymer plastic note last year. It was issued to commemorate 40 years of independence.(P-New) The front is printed in vertical format and depicts a man blowing a conch shell The back in a more familiar horizontal format shows a turtle, a diver, and a family in a canoe near the seashore. Uncirculated.
Sri Lanka 200 rupees 1998 P114b Blue and yellow Printed on polymer plastic Issued to mark 50 years of Independence Temple and vignettes of life in Sri Lanka/ Scenes from history including trampling British flag. Unc
The island nation of Trinidad and Tobago has not long released a new series of banknotes in polymer. From this series we offer Uncirculated examples of the 100 dollars dated 2019.(P-New) The front has the country’s arms at the centre with a bird of paradise to the left and the national flag to the right. On the back are illustrations of the Eric Williams Financial Complex in Port of Spain and BP’s Juniper Offshore Oil Platform. Uncirculated and limited availability at £26.50.
Vanuatu has completed the transition from issuing its banknotes in paper and now uses polymer plastic. 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.
For quite a few years now the banknotes issued by Vietnam have been printed on polymer plastic. Yet in 2016 a new 100 Dong note was issued, bigger than normal and printed on paper. It was issued to mark the 55th Anniversary of National Banking in Vietnam 1961-2016. Ho Chi Minh is on the front and a view of the bank headquarters in Hanoi is on the back. Uncirculated.