Česká národní banka


 
500 CZK – face side
500 CZK – reverse side

 

Valid versions

2009 version

  • in circulation since 1 April 2009, printed by State Printing Office in Prague
  • banknote is 152 mm long and 69 mm wide with tolerance ±1.5 mm; coupon is 41 mm wide

face side

  • printing techniques: portrait, texts, blind code, denomination on coupon, flower of four-petal rose – intaglio printing; rest – offset printing

reverse side

  • printing techniques: numbering – letterpress printing; rest – offset printing

1997 version (specimen)

  • in circulation since 18 March 1998
  • printed by State Printing Office in Prague – same motif, parameters, colours and design; differs in year of issuance and signature of issuing bank’s representative
  • for differences in protective elements see protective elements

1995 version

  • in circulation since 27 December 1995
  • printed by State Printing Office in Prague – same motif, parameters, colours and design; differs in front-to-back register, year of issuance and signature of issuing bank’s representative
  • for differences in protective elements see protective elements

Invalid version

1993 version

  • in circulation from 21 July 1993 until 31 January 2007. Exchangeable from 1 February 2010 until further notice at CNB branches
  • printed by Thomas De La Rue, England –same motif, parameters and design; differs in front-to-back register, year of issuance and signature of issuing bank’s representative and lacks graphic symbol; small differences in colours