Cape Verde, 500 Escudos P69 Unc
These 500 escudos notes were issued by Cape Verde in 2007 (P69a). Unusually they are printed in the vertical format. The front features a portrait of chemist Roberto Duarte Silva set against a background of chemical formula. The back depicts a sugar cane press found on the Ilha de Santo Antao, reflecting the importance of the industry to the economy. Crisp Uncirculated 500 escudos.