Fifth Issue

The Fifth Issue of the Kuwaiti Currency was placed into circulation effective Sunday, April 3, 1994. It is the current circulating currency of the State of Kuwait and utilizes high-level technology utilizing technical features and security developments realized by the bank note printing industry.

Quarter KD Note

Details

Value
Quarter KD Note
Dimensions
110mm x 68mm
Dominant Colour
BROWN
Principal Subjects (Front)
  • Vignette of Kuwaiti Dhow "Al-Mouhaleb"
  • Vignette of a Kuwaiti Chest
Principal Subjects (Back)
Vignette of young girls playing traditional game

  • WM_Watermark
  • ST_Security Thread
  • ML_Microlettering
  • LI_Latent Image
  • UV_Ultraviolet
Visible On: 
Front
  -
Back

  • It depicts the Head of a Falcon when the banknote is held up against a source of light.

  • A shiny silver metallic thread that appears as a series of vertical disconnected dashes at the front. When the banknote is held against light, the thread appears as a solid line.

  • A micro-text line in which the title of 'Central Bank of Kuwait' is repeated in Arabic at the front, and in English at the back of the banknote.

  • Vignette of a Kuwaiti Chest is used as supporting ornament to carry the latent image which represents the Value Numeral "1/4". It becomes visible when the note is held up to the light and is tilted up and down at an acute angle at eye level.

  • N/A

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Half KD Note

Details

Value
Half KD Note
Dimensions
120mm x 68mm
Dominant Colour
GREEN
Principal Subjects (Front)
  • Vignette of Kuwaiti Money Changers' Stalls
  • Vignette of a Kuwaiti Coffee Pot
Principal Subjects (Back)
Vignette of young boys playing traditional game with marbles

  • WM_Watermark
  • ST_Security Thread
  • ML_Microlettering
  • LI_Latent Image
  • UV_Ultraviolet
Visible On: 
Front
  -
Back

  • It depicts the Head of a Falcon when the banknote is held up against a source of light.

  • A shiny silver metallic thread that appears as a series of vertical disconnected dashes at the front. When the banknote is held against light, the thread appears as a solid line.

  • A micro-text line in which the title of 'Central Bank of Kuwait' is repeated in Arabic at the front, and in English at the back of the banknote.

  • Vignette of a Kuwaiti Coffee Pot is used as supporting ornament to carry the latent image which represents the Value Numeral "1/2". It becomes visible when the note is held up to the light and is tilted up and down at an acute angle at eye level.

  • N/A

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One KD Note

Details

Value
One KD Note
Dimensions
130mm x 68mm
Dominant Colour
GREENISH BLUE
Principal Subjects (Front)
  • Vignette of Kuwait Towers
  • Vignette of a traditional Oil Lamp
Principal Subjects (Back)
  • Vignette of Mina Al-Shuwaikh
  • Vignette of a traditional Water Storage Vessel on Stand

  • WM_Watermark
  • ST_Security Thread
  • ML_Microlettering
  • LI_Latent Image
  • UV_Ultraviolet
Visible On: 
Front
  -
Back

  • It depicts the Head of a Falcon when the banknote is held up against a source of light.

  • A shiny silver metallic thread that appears as a series of vertical disconnected dashes at the front. When the banknote is held against light, the thread appears as a solid line.

  • A micro-text line in which the title of 'Central Bank of Kuwait' is repeated in Arabic at the front, and in English at the back of the banknote.

  • Vignette of a traditional Oil Lamp is used as supporting ornament to carry the latent image which represents the Value Numeral "1". It becomes visible when the note is held up to the light and is tilted up and down at an acute angle at eye level.

  • N/A

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Five KD Note

Details

Value
Five KD Note
Dimensions
140mm x 68mm
Dominant Colour
PINKISH RED
Principal Subjects (Front)
  • Vignette of the New Telecom Tower 'Liberation Tower'
  • Vignette of a traditional Grinding Stone
Principal Subjects (Back)
  • Vignette of an Oil Refinery
  • Vignette of A’Zour Power Station
  • Vignette of Kuwaiti Water Tanks
  • Vignette of Electricity Pylons

  • WM_Watermark
  • ST_Security Thread
  • HG_Hologram
  • ML_Microlettering
  • LI_Latent Image
  • UV_Ultraviolet
Visible On: 
Front
  -
Back

  • It depicts the Head of a Falcon when the banknote is held up against a source of light.

  • A shiny silver metallic thread that appears as a series of vertical disconnected dashes at the front. When the banknote is held against light, the thread appears as a solid line.

  • The outline shape represents the Head of a Falcon containing a group of alternating images of Dhows and the Value Numerals of the note in Arabic figures.

  • A micro-text line in which the title of 'Central Bank of Kuwait' is repeated in Arabic at the front, and in English at the back of the banknote.

  • Vignette of a traditional Grinding Stone is used as supporting ornament to carry the latent image which represents the Value Numeral "5". It becomes visible when the note is held up to the light and is tilted up and down at an acute angle at eye level.

  • N/A

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Ten KD Note

Details

Value
Ten KD Note
Dimensions
150mm x 68mm
Dominant Colour
MAROON
Principal Subjects (Front)
  • Vignette of the Great State Mosque
  • Vignette of a traditional Water Vessel
Principal Subjects (Back)
  • Vignette of a Dhow under full sail
  • A traditional Kuwaiti door
  • A Pearl Diving Scene
  • Vignette of a Kuwaiti Incense Burner

  • WM_Watermark
  • ST_Security Thread
  • HG_Hologram
  • ML_Microlettering
  • LI_Latent Image
  • UV_Ultraviolet
Visible On: 
Front
  -
Back

  • It depicts the Head of a Falcon when the banknote is held up against a source of light.

  • A shiny silver metallic thread that appears as a series of vertical disconnected dashes at the front. When the banknote is held against light, the thread appears as a solid line.

  • The outline shape represents the Head of a Falcon containing a group of alternating images of Dhows and the Value Numerals of the note in Arabic figures.

  • A micro-text line in which the title of 'Central Bank of Kuwait' is repeated in Arabic at the front, and in English at the back of the banknote.

  • Vignette of a traditional Water Vessel is used as supporting ornament to carry the latent image which represents the Value Numeral "10". It becomes visible when the note is held up to the light and is tilted up and down at an acute angle at eye level.

  • N/A

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Twenty KD Note

Details

Value
Twenty KD Note
Dimensions
160mm x 68mm
Dominant Colour
KHAKI GREEN
Principal Subjects (Front)
  • Vignette of Red Fort at Jahra
  • Vignette of a Cannon at the Red Fort
Principal Subjects (Back)
  • Vignette of the Central Bank of Kuwait Building
  • Vignette of a Gateway in the Old Wall of Kuwait City

  • WM_Watermark
  • ST_Security Thread
  • HG_Hologram
  • ML_Microlettering
  • LI_Latent Image
  • UV_Ultraviolet
Visible On: 
Front
  -
Back

  • It depicts the Head of a Falcon when the banknote is held up against a source of light.

  • A shiny silver metallic thread that appears as a series of vertical disconnected dashes at the front. When the banknote is held against light, the thread appears as a solid line.

  • The outline shape represents the Head of a Falcon containing a group of alternating images of Dhows and the Value Numerals of the note in Arabic figures.

  • A micro-text line in which the title of 'Central Bank of Kuwait' is repeated in Arabic at the front, and in English at the back of the banknote.

  • Vignette of a Cannon is used as supporting ornament to carry the latent image which represents the Value Numeral "20". It becomes visible when the note is held up to the light and is tilted up and down at an acute angle at eye level.

  • NA

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