Bangladesh new 60-taka commemorative note confirmed

According to a press release in Bangla, Bangladesh Bank is scheduled to issue a new 60-taka (US$0.70) note on 15 Febuary 2012. The note measures 130 x 60 mm. It commemorates 60 Years of Language Movement 1952-2012, and will be available as a numismatic product packaged in a folder for 200 taka, as well as a circulating note at face value.

BB B61 (PNL): 60 taka (US$0.75)
Yellow, brown, violet, orange, and blue. Front: Shaheed Minar (Martyrs’ monument) of the Language Movement in Dhaka. Back: Flowering branch; five men, monument; bank logo. Windowed security thread with demetalized coat of arms and Bangla denomination. Watermark: Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on pixelated background and electrotype bank logo and 50. Printer: Unknown. 130 x 60 mm.
a. 2012. Signature 14. Intro: 15.02.2012.

Courtesy of Thomas Krause, Nat Denkin, and Claudio Marana.