Jamaica's new $5,000 bank note rolls out today!
(Montego Bay, Jamaica)
Jamaica's New $5000 Bank Note
THE BANK of Jamaica issued a high-security $5,000 banknote today, September 24. The note will be legal tender for all monetary transactions, and will complement the existing family of banknotes, namely $50, $100, $500 and $1,000.
The portrait of the late former prime minster of Jamaica, the Right Honourable Hugh Lawson Shearer, appears on the front of the note.
The reverse features blossoms of the frangipani and an aerial view of Highway 2000.
Here is another picture of it
, highlighting its security features.
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Source: Jamaica Gleaner
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