Singapore new symbol (solid star) 2-dollar note (B208h) confirmed

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B208h: Like B208g, but with one solid star below EDUCATION at lower left back. Prefix 6AF.

Courtesy of KK Lim ().

Singapore new symbol (solid houses) 10-dollar note (B210j) confirmed

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B210j: Like B210i, but with two solid houses below SPORTS at lower left back. Prefix 5FZ.

Courtesy of KK Lim ().

Uruguay new 200-peso note (B554) confirmed

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According to a poster, the Banco Central del Uruguay introduced a new series F 200-peso note (B554) on 29 December 2016. This note is like preceding issues (B548), but new series, new date, new signatures, new printer imprint, and several significant changes to the security features, including denomination as registration device, holographic windowed security thread, translucent features, map of Uruguay in OVI, iridescent stripes, and intaglio marks for the sight impaired.

Reportedly the 100-peso note has also been revised.

Courtesy of Gustavo Fernández Artigas.

Bangladesh new 5-taka note (B208) confirmed

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B208: Like B348.5, but new issuer (Government), new date (2016), and new signature (Mahbub Ahmed, Finance Secretary).

Courtesy of Claudio Marana.

Guatemala new 20-quetzal note reported

On 12 January 2017, the Banco de Guatemala unveiled a new 20-quetzal note like the preceding issues, but with a purple-to-gold OVI scroll at right front.



Courtesy of Brian Lema.

Venezuela new 500-, 5,000-, and 20,000-bolívar notes confirmed

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Courtesy of José Daniel Fernandez.

Indonesia new signature 50,000-rupiah note (B606g) confirmed

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B606g: Like B606f, but new signature. Prefix VCN.

Courtesy of Martin Burger.

India new signature 50-rupee note (B294b) confirmed

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B294b: Like B294a, but new signature. No inset letter.

Courtesy of Mohamed Ibrahim.

Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes chapter of The Banknote Book is now available

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The Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale at US$9.99, and as a free download to subscribers.

This 12-page catalog covers notes issued by the Ministry of Finance of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes from 1919 to 1921, and the National Bank of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes from 1920 to 1926. Published 13 January 2017.

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Pakistan new date (2016) 50-rupee note (B234l) confirmed

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B234l: Like B234k, but new date (2016). Prefix GM.

Courtesy of Clive Brind.

Indonesia denies rumors of hammer and sickle on new banknotes

According to an article on Tempo.co dated 10 January 2017, Bank Indonesia Governor Agus D.W. Martowadojo assured the public that the image at left front is the bank logo as registration device, not a Soviet hammer and sickle as rumored.

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Bahrain new 1/2-, 1-, and 5-dinar notes reportedly introduced 11.01.2017

According to a press release dated 11 January 2017, the Central Bank of Bahrain will begin introducing new 1/2-, 1-, and 5-dinar notes with enhanced security features (SPARK and Motion thread) and tactile lines added at center right front for the visually impaired.

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Rif Republic chapter of The Banknote Book is now available

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The Rif Republic chapter of The Banknote Book is now available as a free download to all.

This 2-page catalog covers notes prepared for the Rif Republic in 1923. Published 10 January 2017.

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Kyrgyzstan modified 200-, 500-, and 1,000-som notes (B230, B231, B232) confirmed

The National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic introduced new banknotes on 1 January 2017. These notes are like the preceding issues, but with revised portraits at left front, round ornament at center front that reveals hidden image of COM when viewed with backlighting (TDLR’s Mask security feature), and the year 2016 at lower right back.

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Courtesy of Vladimir Buravlev.

Mexico new date (12.07.2016) 20-peso note confirmed

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Like P122, but new date (12 JUL. 2016). Series Y.

Courtesy of Claudio Marana

Austria chapter of The Banknote Book is now available

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The Austria chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale at US$9.99, and as a free download to subscribers.

This 34-page catalog covers notes issued by the Oesterreichisch-Ungarische Bank (Austro-Hungarian Bank) from 1920 to 1922, Oesterreichische Nationalbank (Austrian National Bank) from 1924 to 1997, Alliierte Militärbehörde (Allied Military Authority) in 1944, and Republik Österreich (Republic of Austria) in 1945. Published 6 January 2017.

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  • Precise date of introduction noted when known
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Singapore new symbol (solid house) 1,000-dollar note (B207h) confirmed

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B207h: Like B207g, but with one solid house on back below GOVERNMENT. Prefix 5AA.

Courtesy of Teddy Wahidin.

Costa Rica new sig/date (11.09.2013) 2,000-colon note (B558b) confirmed

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B558b: Like B558a, but new date (11 de setiembre de 2013) and new signatures. Series A.

Courtesy of Sev Onyshkevych.

Colombia new date (06.08.2014) 50,000-peso note reported

According to a circular, on 12 December 2016 the Banco de la Republic Colombia introduced a 50,000-peso note like P455 but dated 6 DE AGOSTO DE 2014.

Courtesy of Mauricio Diaz-Chavarro.

Colombia new date (05.09.2013) 10,000-peso note reported

According to a circular, on 12 December 2016 the Banco de la Republic Colombia introduced a 10,000-peso note like P453 but dated 5 DE SEPTIEMBRE DE 2013.

Courtesy of Mauricio Diaz-Chavarro.