FEATURES OF KUNA BANKNOTES

THE 1000 KUNA BANKNOTE
Issue 31 October 1993

1000 Kuna-Obverse
Obverse

1000 Kuna-Reverse
Reverse


 
Date of putting into circulation: 30 May 1994.
Dimensions: 150 mm x 75 mm.

OBVERSE
Paper: toned, with embedded fluorescent fibres,
a multitonal positioned watermark and security thread.
Main colour: reddish-grey.
Main motif: a portrait of Ante Starčević (1823-1896), the foremost advocate of the Croatian national idea in his time.
Print: the base is printed in multicoloured offset with an iridescent effect; the main motif, latent image, marking for the visually impaired and microtext are printed in intaglio and the inscriptions are embossed; the intaglio and embossed prints are perceptible by touch.
Watermark: a portrait of Ante Starčević, displayed on the left side of the banknote, in the central part of the blank area, visible when the banknote is viewed against the light.
Security thread: embedded on the left from the portrait, appears on the banknote surface in several small reflective silver rectangles featuring the inscription "1000 HRK" and becomes fully visible when the banknote is viewed against the light.
Latent image: the hidden inscription "KUNA", visible in the vertical rectangle positioned along the right edge of the banknote when the banknote is tilted while held flat.
See-through register: a square along the left edge of the banknote drawing, bordered by the inscriptions "1000 KUNA"; triangular elements of the see-through register on the obverse and reverse of the banknote match when the banknote is viewed against the light, forming letter "H".
UV: some colours on the base fluoresce under
ultraviolet light; the series and serial number designation fluoresces green.

 

REVERSE
Date on the banknote: 31 October 1993.
Main colour: reddish-grey.
Main motif: the monument to the first Croatian king, Tomislav (coronated in 925), and the front of the Zagreb Cathedral, founded in 1217.
Print: multicoloured offset with an iridescent effect.
Watermark: a portrait of Ante Starčević, displayed on the right side of the banknote, in the central part of the blank area, visible when the banknote is viewed against the light.
See-through register: a square along the right edge of the banknote drawing, bordered by the inscriptions "1000 KUNA"; triangular elements of the see-through register on the obverse and reverse of the banknote match when the banknote is viewed against the light, forming letter "H".
UV: some colours on the base fluoresce under
ultraviolet light; the place and date of issue and Governor's facsimile signature fluoresce orange.

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