Zambia 50 Kwacha (50th Anniversary of Independence)


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On October 23, 2014, one day before the celebrations of the independence day, the Bank of Zambia revealed its second ever commemorative banknote. A Fifty Kwacha banknote was issued commemorating the 50th Independence Anniversary. The new commemorative banknote was the first commemorative banknote allowed in circulation as a legal tender in the country, bearing the same features of the existing Fifty Kwacha bills.

The 50 Kwacha banknote obverse depicts the Big Tree National Monument in Kabwe, and the reverse the portraits of the presidents of Zambia since independence in 1964 and until 2014, clockwise from top: Kenneth KaundaLevy MwanawasaMichael SataRupiah Banda, and Frederick ChilubaBank of Zambia Headquarters, and the Freedom Statue in Lusaka.
Dimensions 145x70mm
Locations Zambia
Product Currencies Zambian Kwacha
Series Current Zambian Kwacha Banknotes
Tender Types Banknotes
Place Liberty monument (Lusaka)
Animal Fish eagle
Composition material Paper
Colour Blue, Brown
Person Founding President Kenneth Kaunda, former presidents Frederick Chiluba, Levy Mwanawasa and Rupiah Banda, and present President Michael Sata
Profession Founding and Former Presidents of Zambia
Text 50 Kwacha Bank of Zambia
Object Tree Five heads of state, National Assembly, Liberty monument,
Years 2014

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