Saturday, December 2, 2017

 

 

 

The Central Bank of Argentina has issued a new 1,000 Pesos banknote on December 1, 2017. The note shows the Rufous Hornero bird on the front and the Pampas region on the back.

This is the 4th denomination issued of the new Flora and Fauna series. 20, 200 and 500 pesos were issued earlier. The remaining 50 and 100 Pesos will be issued later.

 

Solomon Islands issued a new 10 Dollar banknote

 

 

 

The Central Bank of the Solomon Islands issued a new 10 Dollars banknote on November 29, 2017. The note is part of a new series started with the 50 Dollars and 100 Dollars in 2013, followed by a 20 Dollars earlier this year. The 5 dollars banknote to be issued later will complete the series.

 

Kazakhstan issued a new 500 Tenge banknote

 

The National Bank of Kazakhstan issued a new 500 Tenge banknote on November 22, 2017.

 

Front: Kazak Eli monument; flying seagulls

Back: Caspian Sea; outline map of Kazakhstan and seagulls

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Kyrgyzstan plans to issue a new 2000 Som Commemorative banknote

 

Kyrgyzstan plans to issue a new banknote on November 17, 2017. The new note commemorates the 25th anniversary of independence of Kyrgyzstan and the 25th anniversary of the introduction of the national currency. It has an original design reflecting the history of the formation of Kyrgyz statehood from ancient times to the present day.

The main image of the front side of the banknote is a monument to the national hero Manas, who unites the Kyrgyz tribes, which are represented on the banknote in the form of stylized ornamental figures. The image of Umai Ene symbol represents the most ancient deity, who is the progenitor of all Turkic peoples. Dwelling of nomad peoples — the yurt, which is a symbol of prosperity and well-being, is also presented.

The reverse side of the banknote has a tree as a symbol of the life and prosperity of the Kyrgyz people. The image of the majestic Khan-Tengri mountain symbolizes the independent spirit of the Kyrgyz people, striving for high achievements and successes. The floating golden eagle against the background of the unique mountain Issyk-Kul Lake symbolizes the openness and freedom of the Kyrgyz people.

 

 

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Cambodia puts into circulation new 1000 and 5000 Riels banknotes on October 25, 2017

 

Cambodia puts into circulation new 1000 and 5000 Riels banknotes on October 25, 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Switzerland unveiled a new 10 Francs note in the new series

 

Switzerland unveiled a new 10 Franc note of the ninth banknote series. The new note is scheduled for introduction on October 18, 2017.

The 10 Francs note is the 3rd note of the new series. 20 and 50 Francs notes were issued earlier.

The designs of the remaining denominations (100, 200 and 1000 Francs) have not yet been determined.

 

 

 

In the ninth banknote series the Swiss National Bank is breaking new ground on the design front – it is moving away from the depiction of well-known personalities altogether. Each note in the new series depicts a typically Swiss characteristic, which is then illustrated graphically using a key motif. Each characteristic is communicated via an action, a Swiss location and various graphic elements. The inspiration behind the new banknote series is ‘The many facets of Switzerland’.

The 10-franc note focuses on Switzerland’s organisational talent – expressed by time, the note’s key motif.

Main colour: Yellow
Dimensions: 70 x 123 mm
Date of issue: 18 October 2017

The 20-franc note focuses on Switzerland’s creativity – expressed by light, the note’s key motif.

Main colour: Red
Dimensions: 70 x 130 mm
Date of issue: 17 May 2017

The 50-franc note focuses on the wealth of experiences Switzerland has to offer – expressed by the wind, the note’s key motif.

Main colour: Green
Dimensions: 70 x 137 mm
Date of issue: 12 April 2016

The 100-franc note focuses on Switzerland’s humanitarian tradition – expressed by water, the note’s key motif.

Main colour: Blue
Dimensions: 70 x 144 mm

The 200-franc note focuses on Switzerland’s scientific expertise – expressed by matter, the note’s key motif.

Main colour: Brown
Dimensions: 70 x 151 mm

The 1000-franc note focuses on Switzerland’s communicative flair – expressed by language, the note’s key motif.

Main colour: Purple
Dimensions: 70 x 158 mm

 

Friday, October 13, 2017

Russia unveils new Crimea-themed 200 and 2000 Ruble bank notes

 

Russia unveils new Crimea-themed 200 and 2000 Ruble bank notes on October 12, 2017. The new banknotes will immediately go into circulation in Moscow, Crimea and the far east, before being released nationwide by the end of the year.

 

 

 

The 200 rubles note is green. The front shows the Monument to the Scuttled Ships in Sebastopol. The back shows a view of Tauric Chersonesos (Southern Crimea).

The 2000 rubles is dark blue. The front shows the bridge to the Russian Island in Vladivostock, The back shows the Spaceport Vostochny.