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Issuing authority: Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Original size: 135 x 66 mm

NZ - B131(x)

© Banknote design copyright by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand

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Vorderseite: Traktor; Mount Cook, der höchste Berg Neuseelands; Landkarte Neuseelands; Porträt des neuseeländischen Bergsteigers Sir Edmund Hillary (1919 - 2008). Am 29. Mai 1953 gelang ihm zusammen mit dem nepalesischen Sherpa Tenzing Norgay die Erstbe­steigung des Mount Everest.
Rückseite: Campbell-Island-Gänseblümchen (Pleurophyllum speciosum); Braunalge (Dur­villaea antarctica); Ross-Lilie (Bulbinella rossii); Gelbaugenpinguin (Megadyptes antipodes).

Front side: Tractor; Mount Cook, the highest mountain in New Zealand; Map of New Zealand; Portrait of the New Zealand mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary (1919 - 2008). On 29. May 1953 he and the Nepalese sherpa Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers who reached the summit of Mount Everest.
Back side: Campbell Island Daisy (Pleurophyllum speciosum); Bull kelp (Durvillaea antarctica); Ross lily (Bulbinella rossii); Yellow-eyed penguin (Megadyptes antipodes).

B131a

(P-185)

Dated 1999The first two digits of the serial number indicate the year of printing (e.g. 99 = 1999).
Signature of Donald Thomas BrashSignature of D. T. Brash (as GOVERNOR). No watermark. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. as shadow image. No security thread. Fern as registration device. Fern and oval as transparent windows. One vertical and one horizontal 8-digit serial number on the front side. Both are printed in black, have a double letter prefix and digits of the same size. Printed by Note Printing Australia on polymer substrate.

B131b

(P-185)

Dated 2003The first two digits of the serial number indicate the year of printing (e.g. 03 = 2003).
Signature of Alan Esmond BollardSignature of A. E. Bollard (as GOVERNOR). No watermark. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. as shadow image. No security thread. Fern as registration device. Fern and oval as transparent windows. One vertical and one horizontal 8-digit serial number on the front side. Both are printed in black, have a double letter prefix and digits of the same size. Printed by Note Printing Australia on polymer substrate.

B131c

(P-185)

Dated 2004The first two digits of the serial number indicate the year of printing (e.g. 04 = 2004).
Signature of Alan Esmond BollardSignature of A. E. Bollard (as GOVERNOR). No watermark. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. as shadow image. No security thread. Fern as registration device. Fern and oval as transparent windows. One vertical and one horizontal 8-digit serial number on the front side. Both are printed in black, have a double letter prefix and digits of the same size. Printed by Note Printing Australia on polymer substrate.

B131d

(P-185)

Dated 2005The first two digits of the serial number indicate the year of printing (e.g. 05 = 2005).
Signature of Alan Esmond BollardSignature of A. E. Bollard (as GOVERNOR). No watermark. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. as shadow image. No security thread. Fern as registration device. Fern and oval as transparent windows. One vertical and one horizontal 8-digit serial number on the front side. Both are printed in black, have a double letter prefix and digits of the same size. Printed by Note Printing Australia on polymer substrate.

B131e

(P-185)

Dated 2006The first two digits of the serial number indicate the year of printing (e.g. 06 = 2006).
Signature of Alan Esmond BollardSignature of A. E. Bollard (as GOVERNOR). No watermark. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. as shadow image. No security thread. Fern as registration device. Fern and oval as transparent windows. One vertical and one horizontal 8-digit serial number on the front side. Both are printed in black, have a double letter prefix and digits of the same size. Printed by Note Printing Australia on polymer substrate.

B131f

(P-185)

Dated 2009The first two digits of the serial number indicate the year of printing (e.g. 09 = 2009).
Signature of Alan Esmond BollardSignature of A. E. Bollard (as GOVERNOR). No watermark. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. as shadow image. No security thread. Fern as registration device. Fern and oval as transparent windows. One vertical and one horizontal 8-digit serial number on the front side. Both are printed in black, have a double letter prefix and digits of the same size. Printed by Note Printing Australia on polymer substrate.

B131g

(P-185)

Dated 2014The first two digits of the serial number indicate the year of printing (e.g. 14 = 2014).
Signature of Graeme Paul WheelerSignature of G. P. Wheeler (as GOVERNOR). No watermark. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. as shadow image. No security thread. Fern as registration device. Fern and oval as transparent windows. One vertical and one horizontal 8-digit serial number on the front side. Both are printed in black, have a double letter prefix and digits of the same size. Printed by Note Printing Australia on polymer substrate.

Numismatic products

B131(x)

(P-185)

Dated 2000The first two digits of the serial number indicate the year of printing (e.g. 00 = 2000). Issued as a set of all denominations with matching serial numbers in a booklet.
Signature of Donald Thomas BrashSignature of D. T. Brash (as GOVERNOR). No watermark. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. as shadow image. No security thread. Fern as registration device. Fern and oval as transparent windows. One vertical and one horizontal 8-digit serial number on the front side. Both are printed in black, have a double letter prefix and digits of the same size. Printed by Note Printing Australia on polymer substrate.

Remarks

Polymer banknote, introduced on 18. October 1999.