On 18 January 2021, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas introduced a new 5,000-peso note featuring Lapulapu, a Filipoino hero who vanquished Portuguese conquistador Ferdinand Magellan and his army in their attempt to colonize Mactan Island. This is a non-circulating legal tender commemorative banknote.Read More…

According to Turkmenistan Today, the State News Agency of Turkmenistan, the Central Bank of Turkmenistan plans to issue a family of banknotes to commemorate the country’s 25th anniversary of neutrality, celebrated on 12 December 2020. The new notes are like the preceding issues, but with a special commemorative logo atRead More…

This 100,000-pound note commemorates the 100th anniversary of Greater Lebanon. It is the first note in the world to use Cinema and Vivid security features. Courtesy of Arpan Banerjee, Tang Hao, Claude Akl (Dekeneh on eBay), Don Ludwig, and Stane Štraus (https://www.polymernotes.org).Read More…

According to a press release dated 27 November 2020, the Bank of Thailand planned to introduce 100- and 1,000-baht notes to commemorate the Royal Coronation Ceremony of 2019. Details about 100-baht note.Details about 1,000-baht note. Courtesy of Tom Graham (obb2001 on eBay).Read More…

According to a press release dated 27 November 2020, the Bank of Thailand planned to introduce 100- and 1,000-baht notes to commemorate the Royal Coronation Ceremony of 2019. Details about 100-baht note.Details about 1,000-baht note. Courtesy of Tom Graham (obb2001 on eBay).Read More…

According to a press release dated 19 November 2019, the Czech National Bank plans to introduce a new 100-koruna note (194 x 84 mm) in March 2022 commemorating the establishment of the Czechoslovak koruna by featuring Karel Engliš, the most important financier of the First Republic. Like the preceding numismaticRead More…

According to a press release dated 7 October 2020, the Reserve Bank of Fiji introduced a new 50-dollar legal tender note commemorating Fiji’s 50th anniversary of independence on 8 October 2020. It was introduced along with a 50-cent commemorative coin. Special numismatic collector sets are now also available through theRead More…

This 1,000-vatu note (overprinted on B210) commemorates the 40th anniversary of independence. Unlike with preceding issues wherein the first two digits of the serial number represent the last two digits of the year of printing, the 40 on these notes represents the 40th anniversary. Courtesy of Pratham Vyas and ClaudioRead More…