Ten Kina

Denomination :

Ten Kina Note

Year Reprinted 1998
Material Paper & Polymer
Colors Blue and Multicolour
Front Image

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Slightly raised printing, “10”, “Bank of Papua New Guinea”, National Crest, “ten Kina” and the Legal   Tender clause.

Offset printing (flat printing) used on the National Parliament Building featuring multi-coloured patterns.

The background tints surrounding the National Emblem on the front of this Banknote include patterns taken from the following items :

  • The Parliament House design
  • A Canoe from Milne Bay Province
  • Sepik Spears
  • A Madang Shield
  • Designs based on patterns seen on a bow from the Highlands
  • A Sepik House Post and Wood Carvings from the New Ireland area
  • The patterns surrounding the numerals are based on an illustration of a bird.
Reverse Image

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The main design on the back of this Banknote is composed of the following items : 

  • A Tami Bowl
  • A Bird of Pardise Skin
  • Tambu Shell Money from the New Britain Area
  • Boars Tusks from the Highlands

 

Background tints for this value include patterns taken from :

  • The Parliament House design
  • A Gulf Shield Ceremonial Dance Paddle from Bougainville
  • A Sepik Clay Pot
  • A Gulf Belt
  • Marriage Bed Posts from the Manus Province

Paper

Security Features

  • Water mark of Bank of Papua New Guinea logo, visible when held up to light
  • Slightly raised printing of “10”, Ten Kina, National Crest, Legal Tender Clause and words “Bank of Papua New Guinea”
  • Offset printing (flat printing) of background security patterns
  • Signatures and serial numbers that fluoresce under UV light
  • Metallic security thread (forms a continuous line when held up to light)
  • Offset printing (flat printing) of background security patterns
  • Slightly raised printing of “10”, Bird of Paradise Skin, Tami Bowl, Boar Tusks, Tambu Shell and words “Bank of Papua New Guinea”
Polymer Security Features
  • Complex clear window with printed logo of the Bank of Papua New Guinea
  • Slightly raised printing of “10”, Ten Kina, National Crest, Legal Tender Clause and words “Bank of Papua New Guinea”
  • Offset printing (flat printing) used on the National Parliament Building featuring multi-coloured patterns.
  • Translucent shadow image of the Bank of Papua New Guinea logo which is visible when held up to the light
  • Antiscan patterns
  • Multi-coloured raised printing of Bird of Paradise
  • See through front to back image (when held up to light), register to form a complete triangle
  • Signatures and serial numbers fluoresce when viewed under UV light
  • Offset printing (flat printing) of background security patterns
  • Slightly raised printing of “10”, Bird of Paradise skin, Tami Bowl, Boar tusks, Tambu shell and words “Bank of Papua New Guinea”

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