Sudan issues new note family

The Central Bank of Sudan issued the first three denominations of a new family of six Sudanese pound bank notes on January 9, 2007. The design of the new currency reflects the unity, cultural diversity, peace, and industrial development in Sudan. The 2-, 20-, and 100-pound notes are scheduled for issuance in May.


1 pound, July 9 2006. Issued January 9, 2007. Light brown. Front: Peace theme with sunflower; dove in flight; Central Bank of Sudan headquarters building in Khartoum; drums; map. Back: Bank logo; two doves in flight. 2-mm wide windowed security thread with demetalized CBOS 1 LS and Arabic text. Watermark: Pigeon and electrotype LS 1. Printer: (Sudan Currency Printing Press). 139 x 64 mm.


10 pounds, July 9 2006. Issued January 9, 2007. Violet. Front: National unity theme with map, tree in Tabaldia, clasped hands, watusi cattle, mountains, and camel. Back: Bank logo; Presidential Palace building in Khartoum. Holographic stripe. 2-mm wide windowed security thread with demetalized CBOS 10 LS and Arabic text. Watermark: Secretary bird and electrotype LS 10. Printer: (Sudan Currency Printing Press). 155 x 69 mm.


50 pounds, July 9 2006. Issued January 9, 2007. Yellow. Front: Natural resources theme with fish, rhinoceros, elephants, ape in tree, water buffalo, zebras, and giraffe; map. Back: Bank logo; camels, goats, and cattle. Holographic stripe. 2-mm wide windowed security thread with demetalized CBOS 50 LS and Arabic text. Watermark: Secretary bird and electrotype LS 50. Printer: (Sudan Currency Printing Press). 165 x 74 mm.

Courtesy of Ev┼żen Šknouril.