Solomon Islands new signature 100-dollar note (B225b) confirmed

Like B225a, but new signatures. Prefix A/7.

Courtesy of Ivan Bogdanov ( and Yuri Minkin (yuri111 on eBay).

West African States (Niger) new date (2018) 5,000-franc note (B123Hr) confirmed

Like B123Hq, but new date (2018).

Courtesy of Kevin Warfel.

West African States (Niger) new sig/date (2019) 5,000-franc note (B123Hs) confirmed

Like B123Hr, but new signatures and new date (2019).

Courtesy of Kevin Warfel.

West African States (Mali) new sig/date (2019) 10,000-franc note (B124Ds) confirmed

Like B124Dr, but new signatures and new date (2019).

Courtesy of Kevin Warfel.

Malawi new sig/date (01.01.2019) 20-kwacha note (B157e) confirmed

Like B157d, but new signature and new date (1st JANUARY 2019). Prefix BN.

Courtesy of Kevin Warfel.

Cuba new 500-peso commemorative note (B919) reportedly introduced 15.11.2019

According to a press release dated 15 November 2019, the Banco Central de Cuba has introduced a new 500-peso note commemorating the 500th anniversary of the founding of the city of Havana.

Like B917, but with commemorative text at lower center front, and new design on back.

Courtesy of Aravind Dhanasekaran.

Mexico new date (26.11.2018) 200-peso note (B716b) confirmed

Like B716a, but new date (26 NOV. 2018). Prefix AG.

Courtesy of Alberto Rios.

Norway new 1,000-krone note reportedly introduced 14.11.2019

According to a press release, the Norges Bank has introduced the new 1,000-krone note on 14 November 2019. We are still awaiting confirmation in the form of 300-dpi scans of the actual note.

North Korea new 50-won commemorative note (B360.05) confirmed

Overprinted on B341.

Courtesy of Claudio Marana.

Nigeria new date (2019) 1,000-naira note (B229q) confirmed

Like B229p, but new date (2019). Prefix F/70.

Courtesy of Claudio Marana.

Samoa new 10-tala commemorative polymer note (B121a) confirmed introduced 06.2019

According to a press release dated 24 May 2019, in June the Central Bank of Samoa planned to introduce a 10-tala note commemorating the XVI Pacific Games hosted in Apia, Samoa from 7 to 20 July 2019. The notes are printed on De La Rue’s Safeguard polymer substrate.


Courtesy of Aidan Work, Andrew Randall, and Don Ludwig.

Cambodia new 15,000-rial commemorative note (B434) confirmed introduced 29.10.2019

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


Courtesy of Anthony Rodov and Igor Nosenko (Instagram).

Philippines new sig/date (2019) 200-peso note (B1087b) confirmed

Like B1087a, but new date (2019) and new signatures (Duterte/Diokno). Prefix BA.

B1087a, 2107 with Duterte/Espenilla signatures, remains unconfirmed.

Courtesy of Mark Fox and sotheya on eBay.

Vietnam new date (2019) 10,000-dong note (B343l) confirmed

Like B343k, but new date (2019).

Courtesy of Sejin Ahn (

Philippines new signature 50-peso note (B1085d) confirmed

Like B1085c, but new signatures (Duterte/Diokno). Prefix BP.

Courtesy of Sejin Ahn (

Scotland BOS new 20-pound polymer notes unveiled

According to an article in The Sunday Post dated 7 November 2019 and an article on, the Bank of Scotland has unveiled the designs of two new 20-pound notes dated 1st June 2019, the fronts of which both feature a portrait of poet Sir Walter Scott. The back of the regular issue 20-pound note depicts the Forth Bridge while the back of the commemorative note depicts the Queensferry Crossing. Both notes are printed by De La Rue on polymer (Guardian) substrate and measure 139 x 73 mm, consistent with the new reduced-size notes from the Bank of England and other UK banks also expected to be introduced in early 2020.


Zimbabwe new 2- and 5-dollar notes (B192, B193) reportedly to be introduced 11.11.2019

According to an article on Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation dated 4 November 2019, the government has filed statutory instruments to allow the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe to introduce new 2- and 5-dollar notes that are like the preceding bond notes issued in 2016, but without the words BOND NOTE at upper right front/back. The notes are expected to be introduced 11 November 2019 and will eventually replace the bond notes currently in circulation.



Lebanon new 20,000-pound note (B544) confirmed

Like B535, but new date (٢٠١٢), new Motion windowed security thread with demetalized 20000, diagonal, not horizontal, shading in denomination at center front, and new Western serial number font. Prefix C/05.

Courtesy of Claude Akl (dekeneh on eBay).

Guinea new 500-franc note (B341.5) confirmed

Like B338, but physically smaller and redesigned elements.

Courtesy of Sabine Leuenberger (collect-unc-currency on eBay).

Bulgaria new 50-lev note (B238) confirmed introduced 01.11.2019

According to a press release dated 18 October 2019, on 1 November 2019 the Bulgarian National Bank planned to introduce a new 50-lev note (B238) like the preceding issues, but with enhanced security features and tactile marks for the visually impaired.


Courtesy of Andrian Chekanov, Robert Mol, and bgbgbg2008-2008 on eBay.