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  National currency  Banknotes   500 som
 

Creation date: 2010-11-23    Print version

500-Som banknote  

Denomination (Som) 

Date of issue  

Size, mm 

Colour  

500  

01.12.2010 

144 68  

Violet  

500  

01.11.2005  

160 76  

Dark pink 

500  

28.08.2000  

160 76   

Dark pink  

     

The 500-Som banknote of 2010 year is made on white paper of 144x68 mm. The main color of the banknote is violet. The colorless fibers which have red luminescence in UV-light are embedded in the paper. The paper has the local watermark repeating the portrait at the front of the banknote and the electrotyped watermark representing the denomination in figures. The windowed metallic security thread with the microtext 500 is embedded in the paper. The white coupon fields are located along the edges of the banknote.  

The portrait, the inscriptions ۔, Y C̔, 500, the signature of the Chairman of the NBKR at the front side of the banknote are made with raised printing.
  

At the top of the front side of the banknote: there are the figures denomination 500 with microimages of snow leopard, the signature of the Chairman of the NBKR, the inscription ۔, the serial number of the banknote printing in red ink.  

There are the portrait of Sayakbai Karalaev, great storyteller of the epic "Manas", and the inscription " (1894-1971)" on the left side of the banknote. The portrait is made with many times repeating inscription (name and surname of person) in microletters visible with magnifying glass. There is a repeating inscription ۔ visible with magnifying glass in the lines on the right side of the portrait.  

The holographic stripe is situated on the left side from the portrait. It contains colour portrait of S. Karalaev, figures denomination (500), and image of falcon that will change its direction of flight from right to left if the banknote is tilted. There is the inscription Y ̔ under the portrait. 

There is the serial number printed in black ink on the white coupon field on the left side of the portrait.  

There is a relief image of Manas sculpture stood out against a background in form of light-brown circle on the right side of the security thread. 

There is the see-through register formed the name of currency - on the white coupon field of the watermark.  

There is a light-brown rectangle containing the relief image of the national ornament at the lower right part. The figures 500 appears in rectangle covered with ornament while the banknote is tilted. The denomination figures 500 are situated at the lower right corner.  

  

At the top of the back side of the banknote: there are the image of Manas Mausoleum is situated at the background of the beautiful peaks of Kyrgyzstan. The inscription ۔ and the denomination figures 500 are situated at the top of the banknotes.  

There is the iridescent stripe represents as repeating figures 500 and the inscription ۔ in the centre of the banknote. There are the denomination figures 500, the inscription Y ̔ and the year of issue 2010 at the bottom of the banknote.
  

The 500-som banknote of 2000 year is made on white paper of 16076 mm in size. The main color of the banknote is dark pink. The red, blue and green fibers as well as the colorless fibers luminescent in UV-light are embedded in the paper. The paper has the local watermark repeating the portrait at the front of the banknote and the electrotyped watermark representing the denomination in figures. The window metallic security thread with the microtext "500 " is embedded in the paper. The strip code is located at the left and the right side of the banknote.  

The portrait, the inscriptions " ", " Y C","500", the signature of the Chairman of the NBKR at the front side of the banknote are made with raised printing.  

At the top of the front side of the banknote: there are the inscription " ", the signature of the Chairman of the NBKR (Ҹ), four vertical strokes for the people with the weak eyesight, the figure denomination "500" with a repeating number "500" visible with magnifying glass, the serial number of the banknote printing in red pink.  

There is the portrait of Sayakbai Karalaev, great storyteller of the epic "Manas", whose stories formed a full trilogy of the epic: "Manas", "Semetei", "Seitek", the inscription " (1894-1971)", name and surname of person.  

There is the hologram formed the stylized image of the golden eagle on the left side of the banknote. It contains the figure denomination "500", the national ornament and the international code of the Kyrgyz national currency (KGS). There is the see-through register formed the ornament under the hologram. 

There are the special marks with the raised relief for the people with the weak eyesight are located on the white coupon field. The figure denomination "500" with a repeating number "500" visible with magnifying glass is situated at the lower left corner.  

There is the inscription " " with the line " " visible with magnifying glass.  

There is the vertical serial number printed in black ink on the right side of the portrait.  

There is a light brown rectangle containing the relief image of the national ornament at the lower right corner. The figures "500" appears in rectangle covered with ornament while the banknote is tilted. The figure denomination "500" with a repeating number "500" visible with magnifying glass is situated at the upper right corner.  

 

At the top of the back side of the banknote: there is the figure of the storyteller and the stylized fabulous images from the epic "Manas". The inscription " " and the denomination figures "500" with a repeating number "500" visible with magnifying glass are situated at the upper right corner of the banknote.  

There are the iridescent stripe represents as repeating figures "500" and the inscription " " on the vertical ornamental stripe on the left side of the banknote.  

There are the denomination figures "500" and the year of issue "2000" at the bottom of the banknote.  

 

The distinctive characteristics of the 500-Som banknote of 2005 year

the new banknotes are made of the banknote paper with improved characteristics to increase the paper endurance and soiling resistance; 

the corners of the banknotes has a special security feature Cornerstone to improve the paper endurance; 

the hologram is more resist the external influence;   

the year of issue "2005" at the bottom of the back side of the banknote.