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2000

2000 krónur

Watermark

The watermark is a portrait of Jón Sigurðsson, leader of Iceland?s independence movement. It is clearly visible on both sides of the note when held up to the light.

Security thread

The note has a polyester thread in the paper.

Intaglio printing

On both sides of the note is intaglio printing which can be detected by touch.

Serial number on the left

The unique serial number on the left of the obverse appears yellow under ultraviolet light.

Signatures

Signatures appear yellow under ultraviolet light.

Microtext

Micro-lettering at the bottom right margin on the reverse appears as an unbroken line to the naked eye, but when magnified forms a continuous line with the words SEÐLABANKI ÍSLANDS.

Unique serial number on the right

The unique serial number on the right of the obverse appears yellow under ultraviolet light.

Micro-engraved lettering tint (melt)

When magnified, the shadowing in the number 2000 on the obverse and reverse forms a continuous pattern of the abbreviation SÍ.

Type of paper

The paper is made of raw cotton with a different feel from that of normal paper.

Blind recognition feature

A triangle is intaglio-printed on the obverse to assist the visually handicapped in recognising this note.