Guinea-Bissau P-10 / 50 Pesos 1990 – UNC




Issued by Banco Nacional da Guiné-Bissau
Issue 1990-1993 Issue. 01.03.1990
Size 117 x 60 mm
Printer Thomas De La Rue & Company, Limited (England) – TDLR
Watermark BCG
Signatures Pedro A. Godinho Gomes – Jose Lima Barber
Obverse Pansau Na Isna.
Pansau Na Isna (1938-1969 or 1970) was an indigenous leader of the Balanta ethnic group who led the revolt against Portuguese domination. He collaborated with Amilcar Cabral, who founded the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC). He led the rebel forces in the battle of Komi in 1964, the first step in the struggle for independence. He died in the bombing of Nhacra.
Reverse Local scene representing the preparation of a medicine: grinding of ingredients, cooking on the fire, consecration to the gods, giving the drink to the sick.