50 Croatian Kuna Banknote Design
The 50 kuna note front design features the portrait of Dživo Franov Gundulić, also Gianfrancesco Gondola (1589 –1638), better known today as Ivan Gundulić, who was the most prominent Baroque poet from the Republic of Ragusa, (now in Croatia), and who is regarded as the Croatian national poet; on a background with a multi-color pixelated pattern. The design is completed with a sketch of the Old Port and historical center of Dubrovnik and the National Coat of Arms. The note’s reverse illustrates the Old Town of Dubrovnik and the sketch of the front of the Rector’s Palace. The lettering of the note is in the Croatian language. This note is part of the 2002 – 2012 series, and its color is blue and multicolor.
Text: HRVATSKA NARODNA BANKA, 50, PEDESET KUNA, IVAN GUNDULIĆ 1589 – 1638, HNB KUNA, 50, VUKOVAR, DUBROVNIK, PEDESET KUNA, ZAGREB 7 OŽUJKA 2002, GUVERNER, HRVATSKA NARODNA BANKA.
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The word kuna means “marten” in Croatian, a skin type used as a value unit in medieval trade. On the other hand, the word lipa means “linden tree,” a species planted in the markets of Croatia and other lands under the Habsburg monarchy during the early modern period.
In 1994 introduced, the kuna replaced the Croatian dinar.
However, in 1993, introduced the first notes series in 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, and also 200 kuna denominations.
The 5, 10, and 20 kuna notes were withdrawn in 2007, also followed by the 50, 100, and also 200 kuna in 2010.
Between 2001 and 2014, issued banknotes with the same denominations but improved security features and design changes.
Croatian currency symbol
The kuna is the official currency of Croatia. The official currency symbol; Kn.