Brazil new 10- and 20-real notes confirmed

According to an press release dated 20 July 2012, Brazil's central bank issued new 10- and 20-real banknotes on 23 July 2012. This series of notes will be complete when the 2- and 5-real notes are introduced in 2013.

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PNL 10 reais (US$4.90)
Red. Front: Plants; head of República. Back: Arara (macaw) bird. Solid security thread with demetalized 50 REAIS. Watermark: Macaw and electrotype 10. Printer: CASA DA MOEDA DO BRASIL. 135 x 65 mm.
a. 2010. Intro: 23.07.2012. Signature Mantega/Tombini.

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PNL 20 reais (US$9.80)
Yellow and orange. Front: Plants; head of República. Back: Mico-Leão-Dourado (golden lion tamarin). Solid security thread with demetalized 20 REAIS. Watermark: Golden lion tamarin and electrotype 20. Printer: CASA DA MOEDA DO BRASIL. 156 x 70 mm.
a. 2010. Intro: 23.07.2012. Signature Mantega/Tombini.

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Courtesy of Laurence Matuck, Marco Antonio da Silva Freire, Rodrigo Spano, José Fabrício Macêdo, and Thomas Krause.