The National Bank of Angola will put into circulation a new series of banknotes dated 2012. Denominations of 50, 100, 200 and 500 Kwanzas notes will be issued on March 21, 2013, and denominations of 1000, 2000 and 5000 Kwanzas on May 31, 2013.
The front of the notes features conjoined busts of Jose Eduardo dos Santos and Antonio Agostinho Neto, the two former Presidents of Angola. The back features famous Angolian waterfalls: the Cuemba Falls on 50 Kwanzas, the Binga Falls on 100 Kwanzas, the Tchimbue Falls on 200 Kwanzas, the Andulo Falls on 500 note Kwanzas, the Kalandula Falls on 1000 Kwanzas, the Dande Falls on 2000 Kwanzas and the Kapanda Dam on 5000 Kwanzas.
Security features include embossed text, watermark, metallic thread, color displacement and considerable improvement of the paper.