Sao Tome and Principe S1

  • Currency: Dobra
  • Denomination: 5
  • Issue Year: 2018
  • Polymer rank: 0
  • Size: 130 x 67 mm
  • Printer: DLR
  • Substrate: Safeguard®
  • Quantity: No data
  • Type: Circulating (on issue)

São Tomé e Príncipe, 5 Dobras, issued in 2018. This bank note was issued to commemorate the bank’s 25th anniversary. The note celebrate wildlife endemic to the island. Front: Acraea insularis butterfly in center with Banco Central headquarters building in São Tomé below. Coat of arms at top left. Rei Amador, known as the King Amador – the liberator of all black people and leader of the famous Slave Revolt, embossed on clear window. Back: At bottom left, stylized cocoa pod. Butterflies at center with map of island below. At right Musaranho-fingui (Crocidura thomensis) also known as São Tomé shrew, the 8th rarest creature on earth.