500 Leones

Features

Country Sierra Leone
Period Second Republic (1996-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1991
Value 500 Leones
500 SLL = 0.048 USD
Currency Leone (1964-date)
Composition Paper
Size 160 × 74 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 19
  • 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

Coat of arms depicting lions and palm trees. Spearhead. State House on State Avenue, Tower Hill, Freetown in Sierra Leone. Fishing net background. President Joseph Saidu Momoh (1937 - 2003).

Lettering:
BANK OF SIERRA LEONE
FIVE HUNDRED LEONES
500

Reverse

Fishing fleet in Freetown Harbour. Fishing net background. Decoration of fish caught in fishing net.

Lettering:
BANK OF SIERRA LEONE
FIVE HUNDRED LEONES
500

Watermark

Head of a lion

Comments

Predominant colours are Green and Red-Brown.
Signatures - Abdul R. Turay (Governor); James K.E. Cole (Deputy Governor)
Issuer: Bank of Sierra Leone.
Print Date: 27 April 1991.
First Date of Issue: 27 April 1991.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1991  P#19

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