Seychelles Five Rupees 1968 Queen Elizabeth II Used
Obverse: Portrait of the young Queen Elizabeth, from a painting by Pietro Annigoni. The portrait was privately commissioned by the Worshipful Company of Fishmongers in 1954, but not completed until 1955. The painting is now displayed in Fishmongers’ Hall, London. The full length portrait features Her Majesty wearing the regalia of the Order of the Garter, standing regally with a distant but lonely aspect.
The Seychelles Black Parrot – the national bird of the Seychelles, displayed on the left side of the banknote.
Reverse: The banknote face value is printed in words and there is the numerical indication of the banknote denomination. Rosettes, threads and ornaments, which are printed in multicoloured printing, complete the design.