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. Courtesy of Glenn William Ong.Read More…

The newly renamed Saudi Central Bank, formerly the Saudi Arabia Monetary Authority, introduced a new 200-riyal note on 25 April 2021 to commemorate the fifth anniversary of launching Vision 2030. Courtesy of Charles Toussaint, Cristian Bold, Wada Akina (https://www.buntetsu.net/mbc/), and Mohammed Raihan.Read More…

Like B341.5a, but with 50th anniversary of independence logo on front. Like B361a, but with different color scheme and eight freedom fighters advancing through field with rifles. It is unclear if both notes are issued into circulation. It’s possible B362 is available only as a numismatic product sold at aRead More…

These notes commemorate the country’s 25th anniversary of neutrality, celebrated on 12 December 2020. The new notes are like the preceding regular issues dated 2012 – 2014, but with a special commemorative logo at left front of two flags, a dove, the globe, above the phrase “Turkmenistan: A Land ofRead More…

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…