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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 […]

Südafrika führt neue Banknoten ein

Der Staat Südafrika hat eine neue Serie von Geldscheinen vorgestellt, die das Abbild des früheren Staatspräsidenten Nelson Mandela tragen. “Wir sind sehr erfreut, diese neue Gruppe von Banknoten einzuführen. Sie spiegelt den Stolz unseres Landes wider und zollt auch Tribut an eine weltweit überaus geschätzte Persönlichkeit,” sagte der Gouverneur der südafrikanischen Reserve Bank, Gill Marcus. […]

South Africa Unveils Mandela Banknotes

The central bank of South Africa unveiled a new series of banknotes featuring the image of former president Nelson Mandela. “We are pleased to issue this new series of banknotes which reflects South Africa’s pride as a nation and pays tribute to a much-loved world icon,” said Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus. The banknotes series […]

Costa Rica Introduces New Banknotes

The Central Bank of Costa Rica announced this week that it would begin circulating new ₡5,000, ₡10,000, and ₡50,000 banknotes on August 27. All new banknotes display images of former presidents on the front: The ₡5,000 note is yellow and has the image of Alfredo González Flores, the green ₡10,000 bill shows three-time President José […]

Malaysia To Issue New Banknotes Next Week

Bank Negara is set to release a new series of Malaysian banknotes next week equipped with “the latest banknote technology to enhance security features.” The series will include banknotes in the RM1, RM5, RM10, RM20 and RM100 denominations. The new series marks the reintroduction of the RM20 note to Malaysia and introduces RM1 and RM5 […]

Angola To Release New Banknote Series In 2013

The Angola Reserve Bank (BNA) announced this week they would release a new banknote series “early in 2013.” The decision to issue a new series was approved by the National Assembly and passed into law by a majority vote of 155 to 15. According to AngolaPress, one of the biggest selling points for the new […]

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 […]

Commemorative Jersey Note Features Queen Elizabeth Hologram

The States of Jersey unveiled a special commemorative banknote that features a holographic portrait of Queen Elizabeth this week. Available June 1, the £100 banknote is a special edition note that marks the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. In order to manufacture the note, a law dating back to 1959 that limited the maximum denomination of any […]

$1M Worth of Bogus Bills Seized in BC

RCMP in Richmond, B.C. seized more than $1 million in fake Canadian $100 bills yesterday breaking up one of the largest counterfeit rings ever in the province. The bogus bills were being produced in an apartment mostly with an inkjet printer. When the RCMP arrived to raid the apartment, the process of manufacturing the bills […]

UAE Introduces New Dh500 Banknote Into Circulation

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will introduce a new Dh500 banknote into circulation this week equipped with new security features. Officials from the UAE Central Bank say that the new banknote was necessary not only to stay on top of counterfeit efforts in the region but also to meet the demand of a growing population. […]