Argentina new signature 100-peso note confirmed

Like P358c, but new signatures. Suffix GA.

Courtesy of Claudio Marana.

Nigeria new date (2017) 10-naira note (B235l) confirmed

B235l: Like B235k, but new date (2017). Prefix EG.

Courtesy of Claudio Marana.

Philippines new sig/date (2017F) 100-peso note confirmed

Like P222, but new signature and new date (2017F). Prefix AL.

Courtesy of Claudio Marana.

Thailand new commemorative note family (B188 - B192) scheduled for 20.09.2017 intro

According to a press release dated 20 July 2017, Governor Veerathai Santiprabhob announced the Bank of Thailand’s intention to issue a new family of banknotes designed to commemorate King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The new notes are like the preceding issues, but with different backs.


Courtesy of Liew Siang Ping.

Madagascar new notes confirmed introduced 17.07.2017

Banky Foiben'i Madagasikara introduced the first of a new family of notes with the following denominations. The four larger denominations were issued on 17 July 2017, to be followed by the four smaller denominations on 18 September 2017. The theme remains “Madagascar and its Riches,” including economic activities, biodiversity, culture, and tourist sites. All the notes will have tactile geometric features for the sight-impaired, zebu head watermarks, security threads, and iridescent stripes.


Courtesy of Ömer Yalçinkaya (eBay store).

Mongolia new sig/date (2017) 1,000-tögrög note (B433c) confirmed

B433c: Like B433b, but new date (2017) and new signature (Bayartsaikhan Nadmid).

Courtesy of Thomas Augustsson.

Turkey new signature 50- and 100-lira notes (B303c and B304c) reported

According to a press release dated 14 July 2017, the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey has introduced new signature varieties for its 50- and 100-lira notes (B303c and B304c, respectively).



Courtesy of Nazim Alper Ates and M. Okyay Demirors.

Great Britain unveils new 10-pound polymer note for 14.09.2017 intro

On 18 July 2017, the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austin, the Bank of England unveiled a 10-pound note featuring the 19th century novelist. It is the first BOE note with a tactile feature to help the sight impaired. The note will be introduced into circulation on 14 September 2017. It will circulate in parallel with the preceding paper note, which will be withdrawn in the first half of 2018.

Vietnam new date (2017) 500,000-dong note (B348m) confirmed

B348m: Like B348l, but new date (2017).

Courtesy of Don Ludwig and Stane Štraus (

Pakistan new date (2017) 5,000-rupee note (B239j) confirmed

B239j: Like B239i, but new date. Prefix AN - AQ.

Courtesy of Hartmut Fraunhoffer (Banknote-Online).

Colombia new date (02.08.2016) 1,000-peso note confirmed

Like P456, but new date (2 DE AGOSTO DE 2016).

Courtesy of Mauricio Diaz-Chavarro.

Paraguay upgraded security threads on 50,000-guaraní note (B863b) confirmed

According to a press release dated 22 December 2016, the Banco Central del Paraguay introduced new 20,000-, 50,000-, and 100,000-guaraní notes on 23 December 2016. Each denomination is like the preceding issue, but the Motion threads have been replaced by 4-mm wide color-shifting windowed security threads.


Courtesy of Claudio Marana.

Indonesia new date (2017) 5,000-rupiah note (B611b) confirmed

B611b: Like B611a, but new date (2017), barely visible at lower left back.

Courtesy of Sejin Ahn (

Indonesia new date (2017) 2,000-rupiah note (B610b) confirmed

B610b: Like B610a, but new date (2017), barely visible at lower left back.

Courtesy of Sejin Ahn (

Romania new date (2017) 100-liu note confirmed

Like P121, but new date (2017).

Courtesy of Claudio Marana.

Sudan new sig/date (March 2017) 50-pound note (B411c) confirmed

B411c: Like B411b, but new date (MARCH 2017) and new signature (Hazim Abdegadir Ahmed Babiker). Prefix FU.

Courtesy of Claudio Marana.

Vanuatu new 5,000-vatu polymer note (B213) reported for 28.07.2017 introduction

According to an article in the Vanuatu Daily Post dated 13 July 2017, the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu plans to introduce a new 5,000-vatu note (B213) on 28 July 2017, followed by a new 500-vatu note (B210) in November or December 2017. Both new notes are printed on polymer substrate by Note Printing Australia.

Courtesy of Alex Zlotin.

Mozambique new sig/date (16.06.2017) notes confirmed






According to a press release dated 29 May 2017, the Bank of Mozambique issued on 16 June 2017 a new note family like the existing issues (B234 - B239), but with new signature (Rogerio Zandamela) and new date (16 DE JUNHO DE 2017). Only the 1,000-metical note has yet to be confirmed.

Courtesy of Don Ludwig, Stane Štraus (, and Hermann Huber and Ny Andry Ranaivosolo.

Madagascar new note family to be introduced July/September 2017

Banky Foiben'i Madagasikara intends to introduce a new family of notes with the following denominations: 100, 200, 500, 1,000, 2,000, 5,000, 10,000, and 20,000 ariary. The four larger denominations will be issued on 17 July 2017, followed by the four smaller denominations on 18 September 2017. The theme remains “Madagascar and its Riches,” including economic activities, biodiversity, culture, and tourist sites. All the notes will have tactile geometric features for the sight-impaired, zebu head watermarks, security threads, and iridescent stripes.









According to a decree:

The 100-ariary note measures 114 x 60 mm and depicts the Cathédrale d’Ambozontany.

The 200-ariary note measures 119 x 63 mm and depicts the Amber mountains waterfall.

The 500-ariary note measures 124 x 66 mm and depicts the site of Ambohimanga.

The 1,000-ariary note measures 129 x 69 mm and depicts the Kamoro bridge.

The olive green 2,000-ariary note measures 134 x 72 mm and depicts a lemur on front, and a tropical pitcher plant on back.

The red 5,000-ariary note measures 139 x 75 mm and depicts a waterfall in Ranomafana Park on front, and a humpback whale on back.

The brown-yellow 10,000-ariary note measures 144 x 78 mm and depicts the port of Ehoala on front, and Valiha and Zafimaniry carved wooden objects on back.

The blue 20,000-ariary note measures 149 x 81 mm and depicts the nickel processing plant at Ambatovy on front, and vanilla, rice, and lychees on back.

Courtesy of Jérémy Pureur and many others.

Colombia new date (29.10.2014) 2,000-peso note confirmed

Like P457, but new date (29 DE OCTUBRE DE 2014).

Courtesy of Andrés Collazos.