Bahamas new 1-dollar note (B348) confirmed introduced 27.09.2017

According to a press release, on 27 September 2017 the Central Bank of The Bahamas introduced a new 1-dollar note (B348) in the CRISP Evolution family.


Courtesy of Claudio Marana.

Azerbaijan new date (2017) 1-manat note (B401b) confirmed

Like B401a, but new date (2017). Prefix F.

Courtesy of Vadim Tislenko and Thomas Augustsson.

Tajikistan new sig/date (2017) 50-somoni note (B209c) confirmed

Like B209b, but new date (2017) and new signatures. Prefix EJ.

Courtesy of Fritz Simons and Claudio Marana.

West African States new sig/date (2017) 1,000-franc note (B121Hq) confirmed

Like B121Hp, but new date (2017) and new signatures.

Courtesy of Sabine Leuenberger (

Swiss new 10-franc note (B355) confirmed


Courtesy of Sabine Leuenberger (

Bank of Scotland new 10-pound polymer note confirmed


Courtesy of Hartmut Fraunhoffer (Banknote-Online).

Bangladesh new sig/date (2017) 2-taka note (B207f) confirmed

Like B207e, but new signature and new date (2017). Prefix ঘজ.

Courtesy of Claudio Marana.

Azerbaijan new date (2017) 5-manat note (B402b) reported

Like B402a, but new date (2017). Prefix C.

Proper 300-dpi scans requested.

Courtesy of Albert Vokhmin.

Malawi new date (01.01.2017) 200-kwacha note (B162b) confirmed

Like B162a, but new date (1st JANUARY 2017). Prefix AG.

Courtesy of Hartmut Fraunhoffer (Banknote-Online).

Malawi new date (01.01.2017) 100-kwacha note (B160c) confirmed

Like B160b, but new date (1st JANUARY 2017). Prefix BG.

Courtesy of Hartmut Fraunhoffer (Banknote-Online).

Malawi new date (01.01.2017) 50-kwacha note (B157d) confirmed

Like B157c, but new date (1st JANUARY 2017). Prefix BG.

Courtesy of Hartmut Fraunhoffer (Banknote-Online).

Royal Bank of Scotland new 10-pound polymer note confirmed

Brown, orange, and red. Front: English text; flowers; bank logo in SPARK Orbital; exerpt from Somerville’s “The Connection of the Physical Sciences;” beach of Somerville’s hometown, Burntisland; mathematician and astronomer Mary Somerville. Back: English text; botanicals used in dyeing; two otters; excerpt from Norman MacCaig’s poem, “Moorings.” No security thread. Watermark: None. Printer: (Thomas De La Rue). 132 x 69 mm. Polymer (Safeguard).
a. 26th December 2016. Prefix AA - AC. Intro: 04.10.2017.

Courtesy of Dennis Zammit.

Russia new 200-ruble note (B835) confirmed introduced 12.10.2017

According to a press release dated 12 October 2017, the Bank of Russia has introduced a new 200-ruble note (B835).

According to a press release dated 13 October 2017, the National Bank of Ukraine announced that effective 17 October, all Ukrainian financial institutions are forbidden from performing any cash transactions with “notes and coins issued by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation in case they contain images of maps, symbols, buildings, monuments, archeological or historical artefacts, and landscapes of any other objects located on Ukrainian administrative territorial units occupied by the Russian Federation and/or bear texts related to occupation of Ukraine’s territories by the Russian Federation.”

B835 (PNL): 200 рублей (rubles) (US$3)
Green. Front: Russian text; colonnade of Count’s Quay in Sevastopol; bank seal; seagulls flying over breaking waves and sculptor Amandus Adamson’s “Monument to the Scuttled Ships” in Sevastopol Bay: Count’s Quay in Sevastopol; QR-code. Back: Russian text; arch, columns, bell, and door archeological ruins on Chersonese in Sevastopol; bird and branch tile mosaic; map of Crimea; grapes and leaves. 3-mm wide windowed security thread with demetalized 200. Watermark: Monument to the Scuttled Ships and electrotype 200. Printer: (Goznak). 150 x 65 mm.
a. 2017. Prefix AA. Intro: 12.10.2017.

Courtesy of everyone and his brother.

Russia new 2,000-ruble note (B838) reportedly introduced 12.10.2017

According to a press release dated 12 October 2017, the Bank of Russia has introduced a new 2,000-ruble note (B838).

B838 (PNL): 2,000 рублей (rubles) (US$30)
Blue. Front: Russian text; unknown building; bank seal; cable-stayed Russky Bridge over Eastern Bosphorus Strait in Vladivostok; bridge in gold SPARK; Far Eastern Federal University building in Vladivostok; QR-code. Back: Russian text; rocket on launchpad at Vostochny Cosmodrome in Amur Oblast; map of eastern Russia. 5-mm wide holographic windowed security thread with demetalized 2000. Watermark: Bridge and electrotype 2000. Printer: (Goznak). 157 x 69 mm.
a. 2017. Intro: 12.10.2017.

Courtesy of Ole Martin Halck.

Guatemala new sig/date (28.01.2015) 100-quetzal note confirmed

Like P119, but new signatures, new date (28 DE ENERO DE 2015), new printer imprint (Joh. Enschede). Suffix G.

Courtesy of Alex Zlotin.

Guatemala new sig/date (28.01.2015) 10-quetzal note confirmed

Like P125, but new signatures and new date (28 DE ENERO DE 2015).

Courtesy of Alex Zlotin.

Hungary new date (2017) 5,000-forint note confirmed

Like 5,000-forint note dated 2016, but new date (2017). Prefix BC.

Courtesy of Brian Evans.

Switzerland unveils new 10-franc note due for 18.10.2017 introduction

The Swiss National Bank has unveiled the design of its new 10-franc note scheduled for introduction on 18 October 2017.


Nigeria new date (2017) 1,000-naira note (B229n) confirmed

Like B229m, but new date (2017). Prefix T/91.

Courtesy of Claudio Marana.

Dominican Republic new 500-dollar commemorative note (B726) confirmed

This note was issued 4 October 2017 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the central bank.

B726: Like B723, but new date, new signatures, new security thread, and new OVI.

Courtesy of Chaopiaobaike (钞票百科).