FEATURES OF KUNA BANKNOTES

THE 100 KUNA BANKNOTE
Issue 7 March 2002

100 Kuna-Obverse
Obverse

100 Kuna-Reverse
Reverse



 

Date of putting into circulation:  3 June 2002.
Dimensions: 138 mm x 69 mm.

OBVERSE
Paper: toned, with embedded fluorescent fibres, a multitonal positioned watermark and security thread.
Main colour: reddish-brown.
Main motif: a portrait of Ivan Mažuranić (1814-1890), a Croatian ban and poet, and a fragment of the Baška Inscription from the Convent of St. Lucy in Baška on the Island of Krk.
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.
Metallies foil: a hologram strip with curved edges, laid vertically along the right edge of the banknote, featuring an optically variable image which comes into view when the banknote is tilted, alternatively displaying the Church of St. Vid, the currency name "KUNA" and the denomination numeral "100", while the foil iridesces; embossed on the upper part of the foil is the denomination numeral "100", perceptible by touch.
Watermark: a portrait of Ivan Mažuranić, 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.
Iridescent color: on the high-gloss rectangular patches positioned above and below the watermark, along the upper and lower edges of the banknote, featuring fragmented images of the Church of St. Vid in Rijeka, when the banknote is tilted under the light, the iridescent colour on the base changes from silver to pink.
See-through register: a square placed next to the coat of arms of the Republic of Croatia, bordered by the inscriptions "100 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, and hologram edges, fluoresce green.


REVERSE

Date on the banknote:

7 March 2002.
Main colour: reddish-brown.
Main motif: the Church of St. Vid in Rijeka and its ground plan.
Print: multicoloured offset with an iridescent effect.
Watermark: a portrait of Ivan Mažuranić, 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.
Security thread: embedded along the right edge of the drawing of the Church of St. Vid, appears on the banknote surface in several small reflective silver rectangles featuring the inscription "100 HRK" and becomes fully visible when the banknote is viewed against the light.
See-through register: a square in the upper right corner of the banknote drawing, bordered by the inscriptions "100 KUNA"; the 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; the security thread iridesces under ultraviolet light.


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