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100 Dollars

Issuing authority: Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Original size: 155 x 74 mm

NZ - B135(x)

© Banknote design copyright by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand

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Vorderseite: Nobelpreismedaille und Graph, welcher die Ergebnisse von Rutherfords Unter­suchungen zur Radioaktivität zeigt; Landkarte Neuseelands; Porträt des neuseeländischen Wissenschaftlers Ernest, Lord Rutherford of Nelson (1871 - 1937). Er teilte die Radio­aktivität in Alpha-, Beta- und Gammastrahlung auf und führte den Begriff der Halbwertszeit ein.
Rückseite: Motte (Declana egregia); Blick auf Eglinton Valley; Zweig einer Scheinbuche (Fuscopora fusca); Gelbköpfchen (Mohoua ochrocephala).

Front side: Nobel prize medal and graph, showing the results of Rutherford's investigations concerning radioactivity; Map of New Zealand; Portrait of the New Zealand scientist Ernest, Lord Rutherford of Nelson (1871 - 1937). He differentiated alpha, beta and gamma radiation and introduced the term half-life period, nowadays shortened to half-life.
Back side: South Island lichen moth (Declana egregia); View of Eglinton Valley; Sprig of a Red beech (Fuscopora fusca); Yellowhead (Mohoua ochrocephala).

B135a

(P-189)

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.

B135b

(P-189)

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.

B135c

(P-189)

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.

B135d

(P-189)

Dated 2008The first two digits of the serial number indicate the year of printing (e.g. 08 = 2008).
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.

Numismatic products

B135(x)

(P-189)

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 26. July 1999.