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2 Kwacha

Features

Country Zambia
Issuing entity Bank of Zambia
Period Republic (1964-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1974
Value 2 Kwacha (2 ZMK)
Currency Kwacha (1968-2012)
Composition Paper
Size 137 × 71 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 20
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Green on multicolor underprint. Older President K. Kaunda at right, earlier frame design, arms at upper centre.

Lettering:
BANK OF ZAMBIA
I PROMISE TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND
TWO KWACHA
FOR THE BANK OF ZAMBIA
K2

Reverse

Mining tower and conveyors at left centre.

Lettering:
BANK OF ZAMBIA
TWO KWACHA
K2

Watermark

K. Kaunda

Comments

Signature 4: B.R. Kuwani. Printer: TDLR.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1974)  P#20a. Issued note.
ND (1974)  P#20s. Specimen.

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