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"Noah’s Ark" collector banknote - 500 dram

Size Series Main colors Front Back
140x76 mm «ՆՏ» gold, grey, brown and blue Images of Reliquary with a fragment of Noah’s Ark and the Monastery of Etchmiadzin, on the background - the Mount Ararat. Images of Noah and his family with animals and birds around them, on the background - the Mount Ararat.

In circulation since November 22, 2017.
Main security features
Substrate The banknote has been printed on Hybrid™ - a high quality composite substrate based on a cotton paper, which is covered with thin polyester layers on both sides.

1. Watermark
The multi-tone watermark with an image of the Noah’s Ark and the two-tone watermark reflecting the nominal value of the banknote.
2. Security thread
A window security thread with an effect of color shifting from gold to green: contains bright “swimming” 3D circles and interchangeable sections – an image of the Noah’s Ark and de-metallized patterns “500” and “AMD”.
3. Transparent window
Transparent window with a precisely defined image of the Noah’s Ark.
4. Intaglio printing
On the front of the banknote the images of the Noah’s Ark reliquary and the Monastery of Etchmiadzin, as well as the nominal value of the banknote in figures and in letters are printed in intaglio – they have a raised surface, which one can feel with fingertips.
5. Microtext and microimages
The front and back sides of the banknote are equipped with micro-text and micro-images, which can be identified with a magnifying glass.
6. UV feature
The front and back of the banknote have areas printed with fluorescent ink, which become visible only under the ultraviolet light.
7. Kinegram
Security foil on the front of the banknote containing 3D image of the Noah’s Ark fragment with dynamic and color shifting effects from gold to green, as well as bright patterns in the upper and lower parts of the Noah’s Ark reliquary.
8. Optically variable ink
Security feature on the front of the banknote in the form of a dove with an olive branch in its mouth: contains color shifting effect from gold to green and a bright “swimming” 3D circles.

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