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ECB Unveils New 5 Euro Banknote

Officials from the European Central Bank (ECB) unveiled their new €5 banknote this week at a ceremony in Germany. The €5 banknote is the first in a new series that will be launched over the coming years. As with many new series, the focus of the new euros will be on increased security features to […]

Banknote Security Features Helped Pound “Regain Strength” Says Central Bank

Lebanon’s latest series of banknotes featuring increased security features have helped the Lebanese pound regain value, according to Riad Salameh, Governor of the country’s central bank. “The trust in Lebanese currency is not only because of the strength in financial accounts but is also due to the banknote itself,” he said at an international conference […]

Namibia To Issue New Banknote Series

The southern African country of Namibia is joining the growing list of nations announcing a new series of banknotes in order to upgrade their security features. “Given the rapid technological advancement in the banknote industry, an array of security features is being continuously developed to provide tighter security to banknotes,” said Ndangi Katoma, the head […]

Algeria Introduces 2000-Dinar Banknote

Beginning April 28, 2011 the Bank of Algeria will introduce a 2,000-dinar banknote into circulation. This is the highest denomination that will be available to the Algerian public. The bank says the new denomination will be placed into circulation in order to “ease liquidity” but will also to introduce a new series of security features […]

Cayman Islands Introduces New Banknote Series

For the first time since introducing a local currency nearly 40 years ago, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) is introducing a complete redesign of the region’s banknotes. All six denominations – the $1, $5, $10, $25, $50, and $100 banknotes – have been redesigned. Each bill now carries new images, new patterns and, in […]

Uganda Issues New Banknote Series

For the first time in over 20 years, the Bank of Uganda (BOU) will issue a new series of banknotes. Common security features can be found on the new series such as a watermark, a colour change image and a raised effect on the surface. The notes also feature a windowed thread that changes from […]