banknote design

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Sweden Unveils Look At New Banknotes

Nearly a year after Sweden’s central bank announced the country’s banknotes would be changing design, Sveriges Riksbank unveiled the first glimpse of the new notes. The new notes will span all the denominations – 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 & 1,000 kronor – and the design will feature famous Swedes such as film director Ingmar […]

Sweden Hints At World’s First QR Banknotes

On the heels of coins embedded with QR codes released by the Royal Dutch Mint last year, Sweden unveiled a glimpse at what could be the world’s first banknotes embedded with QR codes. QR codes – also known as Quick Response codes – play the role of an enhanced barcode. The pattern consists of black […]

Behind The Scenes of the New Canadian Banknote – Part 2

With just a few weeks to go before the first banknotes from Canada’s new series enters into circulation, here’s another article detailing a behind the scenes look at the development of the new polymer notes. While a major goal of developing a new banknote series is to enhance security features, the design of the series […]

Bank of Canada Invited Public Opinion On New Banknote Design

As the Bank of Canada prepares to put new polymer $50 and $100 banknotes into circulation, more details are being released about the design on the new bills. Last month, we wrote about the years of work it took to develop the security features for the new notes. The design of the bills also went […]

Sweden Launches Contest For Banknote Design

New Scottish Series Wins Best New Banknote at IACA

A new series of Scottish banknotes celebrating Scotland’s heritage, people and culture took home for award for Best New Banknote at the International Association of Currency Affairs (IACA) Excellence in Currency Awards last month. The banknotes are not only complete with a rich pictorial history, they are also specially designed for the visually impaired using […]