Icon - Madonna Episkepsis
from the church of St.Vrachi-Mali, Ohrid, early XIV century The Icon of the Madonna Episkepsis is depicted in its true dimensions, with an image of the Christ Child in the right. The presence of tow angeles in the upper corners of the icon symbolize the depiction of the Sorrowful Virgin.
A detail from the church of "St. Sofia" in Ohrid
, built in X-XI centuries. This church was the seat of the Ohrid archbishopric, and contains many invaluable frescoes from XI ond XIV centuries.
Watermarkregistered threedimensional watermark bearing image of "Madona-Episkepsis", an icon of the Virgin Mary.
Windowed Thread2mm wide windowed thread, visible microtext bearing text abbreviation "NBRM".
Intaligo printmulti-colored intaligo printed text and engraving.
Latent Imagein the lower part of the main mask image the text "NBRM" is printed and visible at a special angle.
Micro-textin the thin line above the text "Narodna Banka na Republika Makedonija".
See-through Featureimage of an antique ear-ring divided into two parts, one on each side of the note, and which match when observed against the light.
Optically - Variable Inkan ear-ring printed in special ink which changes colours when viewed at different angles.
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