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100 turkish lira note front


100 Turkish lira note








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Description:
Size: 72 x 154 mm
Dominant Color: Blue
Issue Date: 1 January 2009


Paper tinted with a lighter tone of the the dominant colour of the denomination is used.


100 turkish lira note front

100 turkish lira note reverse


Security features:




100 turkish lira note specimen front

100 turkish lira note specimen reverse


1.Holographic Stripe

100 turkish lira note Holographic Stripe


The foil motifs of 100 Turkish lira note corresponds with the note design. Tilt the banknote and look at the hologram from various angles, these motifs display colorful and shiny reflections. "TL" letters in the rectangle change into the denomination of the note.


2.Security Thread

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The security thread is embedded in the banknote paper. If you look closely, the letters "TL"  and the denomination numeral "100" are visible along the thread from both sides of the 100 Turkish lira note.


3.Latent Number

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Concealed "100" can be seen when the banknote is tilted horizontally at the eye level.


4.Watermark

100 turkish lira note Watermark


Hold the bill to light and look for the watermark, similar to the large portrait. The watermark is part of the paper itself and can be seen from both sides of the bill. Reproduces the small version of the Ataturk's portrait located on the obverse side of the banknote and the denomination of the banknote.


5.See Through

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                 obverse                                      reverse                              against the light


When held up to the light, front and back elements combine perfectly the form of the denomination of the note.


6.Intaglio Printing

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Located at various positions on the obverse side of the banknotes and can be felt with fingertips. To feel the raised print, run your finger over it or scratch it gently with your fingernail


7.Iridescent Stripe

100 turkish lira note Iridescent Stripe


Tilt the banknote of 100 Turkish lira and you will see different colour effects, shifting into a golden yellow. The denomination numeral "100" and the letters "TL" can be seen on the obverse side of the banknote.


8.Security Feature for Visually Impaired

100 turkish lira note Security Feature for Visually Impaired

On the obverse side of the 100 Turkish lira note, to the upper left corner of the watermark, dots using the Braille alphabet for visually handicapped, are applied by intaglio printing which are different for each denomination and can be felt with fingertips.


9.Microlettering

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The letters "TCMB" on the bottom and top edges of the rectangle on the holographic stripe and "100 TL" within the crescent-star on the obverse side of the 100 Turkish lira note are printed in microletters.


10. Features Visible Under UV Light

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Under UV light

+ The paper itself does not glow.
+ Fine fibres embedded in the banknote paper are not normally visible. These fibres glow in blue and red colours under UV light.
+ The security thread will glow in blue.
+ The denomination numeral "100" and "TL" letters on the Ataturk portrait will appear and glow in red.
+ The serial and sequence numbers printed in "red" will glow in "bright and shiny red" and those printed in "black" in a "yellowish green".









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Sources:
http://www.tcmb.gov.tr
http://www.wikipedia.org

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