Kenya 20 Shillings, 1993, B131a, P31a, UNC

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To celebrate Kenyans winning eight medals in the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, an Olympic medal and a runner were added to the design of the 20-shilling note. The athlete isn't officially identified, but he's most likely William Tanui, the only Kenyan to win a gold medal in a track event (the 800 meters).

TBB:  B131a
Pick:  P31a

Issuing Authority:  Central Bank of Kenya
Series:  1993–1994 Issues
Year:  1993
Signature:  11. Cheserem/Koinange

Substrate:  Paper
Size:  148 x 76 mm
Color(s):  Blue, Green, Brown
Printer:  De La Rue

Front:  Portrait of the second president of Kenya Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi; roses; coat of arms.

Back:  Moi International Sports Complex stadium in Kasarani; male runner; baton; Mount Kenya; Olympic medal.

UNC uncirculated condition.

During the printing process on many modern notes, a dimple is created where the security thread is on the edge of the note (sometimes called a counting tick), when the notes are run through high speed counters. This does not disqualify the note as UNC.


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