Central Bank of São Tomé and Príncipe
135 x 67 mm
Commemorative in circulation. This note was issued to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the bank and it celebrates the endemic fauna of the island.
the butterfly Acraea insularis in the center with the headquarters of the Central Bank in São Tomé. Coat of arms at the top left. Rei Amador, known as King Amador - liberator of all blacks and leader of the famous slave revolt, engraved on a transparent window.
Bottom left, stylized cocoa pod. Butterflies in the center with map of the island. Musaranho-fingui (Crocidura thomensis) on the right, also known as the São Tomé shrew, is the eighth rarest creature on the planet.