Dominican Republic announces features of new 2011-dated banknotes


According to a press release dated 26 September 2011, the Banco Central de la Republica Dominciana has announced that all banknotes dated 2011 will be denominated in pesos dominicanos instead of pesos oro. Additionally, the 100-peso dominicano note will have color-shifting ink. The 500-, 1,000-, and 2,000-peso dominicano notes will have the bank seal in a new position, SPARK patches at left front, and the watermark with pixelated denominations. There is no word yet on when these notes will be issued.

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