Philippines 20-peso note (B1084) to be replaced by coin in December 2019

According to a press release dated 15 October 2019, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas intends to replace the 20-peso banknote with a coin in December 2019. Existing notes will be withdrawn from circulation through natural attrition.

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Colombia chapter of The Banknote Book is now available

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The Colombia chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale and as a free download to subscribers.
This 48-page catalog covers notes issued by the Banco de la República (Bank of the Republic) from 1923 to present. Published 14.10.2019.

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  • Precise date of introduction noted when known
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Albania new 200-lek note (B322) confirmed

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Courtesy of Andrea Bossi.

Albania new 5,000-lek note (B326) confirmed

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Courtesy of Andrea Bossi.

Australia new 20-dollar note (B232) confirmed

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Courtesy of KK Lim ().

Philippines new date (2019) 50-peso note (B1085c) confirmed

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Like B1085b, but new date (2019).

Courtesy of Edward Feltcorn.

United Kingdom new 20-pound polymer note (B205) reported for introduction 20.02.2020

According to a press release dated 10 October 2019, the Bank of England has unveiled the new 20-pound polymer note (B205) due to be introduced on 20 February 2020.

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Indonesia new date (2019) 1,000-rupiah note (B609e) confirmed

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Like B609d, but new date (2019).

Courtesy of Jürgen Franer.

Afghanistan new sig/date (2016) 500-afghani note (B363d) reported

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Like B363c, but new signatures and new date (2016).

Courtesy of Dmitry Svobodin.

Morocco new 20-dirham commemorative note (B519) confirmed

According to a press release dated 21 August 2019, this polymer note commemorates the 20th anniversary of the enthronement of King Mohammed VI, with the back featuring some of the major projects completed under his leadership. It was introduced in September 2019.

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Courtesy of Max Keller and Bogdanov Ivan, Богданов Иван (bonistics.org).

Central African States preparing new family of notes

According to an article in Business in Cameroon dated 7 October 2019, the Banque des États de l’Afrique Centrale is preparing a new family of notes. The information was revealed in Resolution N°7 of the ordinary meeting of the Central African Monetary Union (UMAC)’s ministerial council, which was held on 2 October 2019, at the bank’s headquarters in Yaoundé, Cameroon.The new notes will replace the current notes which have been in circulation since 24 November 2003.

Cambodia new 15,000-rial commemorative note (B434) reported for introduction 29.10.2019

This note commemorates the 15th anniversary of the coronation of King Norodom Sihamoni.

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Courtesy of Anthony Rodov.

Central African States new signature 5,000-franc note (B109Td) confirmed

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Like B109Tc, but new signatures (Tolli/Aleka-Rybert).

Courtesy of Kevin Warfel.

Central African States new signature 10,000-franc note (B110Td) confirmed

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Like B110Tc, but new signatures (Tolli/Aleka-Rybert).

Courtesy of Kevin Warfel.

Philippines new signature 20-peso note (B1084d) confirmed

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Like B1084c, but new signatures. Prefix CJ.

Courtesy of Sejin Ahn (http://www.facebook.com/myriakorea).

Bahamas new 50-dollar note (B354) reportedly introduced 03.10.2019

According to a press release, the Central Bank of The Bahamas introduced a new 50-dollar note (B354) on 3 October 2019. This is the first note in the world with a Rapid security thread on Durasafe substrate.

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Courtesy of Cesar Zuluaga.

Nigeria new date (2019) 500-naira note (B228v) confirmed

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Like B228u, but new date (2019). Prefix Q/97.

Courtesy of Sejin Ahn (http://www.facebook.com/myriakorea).

Poland new 19-złoty commemorative note (BNP823) confirmed introduced 02.10.2019

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Polska Wytwórnia Papierów Wartościowych (Polish Security Printing Works), the National Bank of Poland issued up to 55,000 new 19-złoty banknotes beginning on 2 October 2019.

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Courtesy of Jan Boguś.

Cuba new sig/date (2017) 10-peso note (B906s) confirmed

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Like B906r, but new signature and new date (2017). Series DU-24.

Courtesy of Yigal Arkin.