It depicts the Head of a Falcon when the banknote is held up against a source of light.
A shiny silver metallic thread that appears as a series of vertical disconnected dashes at the front. When the banknote is held against light, the thread appears as a solid line.
A micro-text line in which the title of 'Central Bank of Kuwait' is repeated in Arabic at the front, and in English at the back of the banknote.
Vignette of a traditional Oil Lamp is used as supporting ornament to carry the latent image which represents the Value Numeral "1". It becomes visible when the note is held up to the light and is tilted up and down at an acute angle at eye level.
One KD Note
130mm x 68mm
Principal Subjects (Front)
Vignette of Kuwait Towers
Vignette of a traditional Oil Lamp
Principal Subjects (Back)
Vignette of Mina Al-Shuwaikh
Vignette of a traditional Water Storage Vessel on Stand