The Bank of Namibia (BON) has released a new N$30 banknote in commemoration of Namibia’s 30th independance anniversary. The new banknote, which features portraits of former Presidents Sam Nujoma and Hifikepunye Pohamba as well as current President Hage Geingob on the front side and a Black Namibian Rhino on the back side, is to be used at the same time with the current family of banknotes and all banknotes are the be accepted as legal tender in the payment of goods and services. The commemorative banknote is printed on a smooth, secure and durable material known as polymer hat bears state of the art security features. Other notable features include:
- Transparent dynamic-effedt between the diamond-shaped window and the value 30 with gold ink.
- Six clusters of raised dots in the top right corner which helps visually impaired and partially sighted people to identiy the value of the note, similar with the current banknotes.
- At the back of the note there is a see-through window depicting the Black Namibian Rhino.