On 9 November 2022, the Central Bank of Qatar unveiled a 22-riyal polymer note commemorating the 2022 FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association) World Cup taking place in Qatar from 20 November to 18 December 2022. The strange denomination is an homage to the 22nd World Cup, which coincidentally occursRead More…

This 2,000-dinar note commemorates the 31st Ordinary Session of the Council of the League of Arab States held in Algiers on 1 – 2 November 2022. B413 (PNL): 2,000 dinars (US$16) Green, blue, red, and brown. Front (vertical): Arabic and English text; map of Algeria with crescent and star asRead More…

This 75-rupee note commemorates the 75th anniversary of independence. B240 (PNL): 75 rupees (US$0.35) Green and blue. Front: Urdu text; denomination in green-to-gold OVI; denomination as registration device; Syed Ahmed Khan, Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah, Mohammed Ali Jinnah, Allama Iqbal; 75th anniversary logo. Back: English text; bank logo; earth as seenRead More…

On 19 July 2022, the National Bank of Poland introduced 80,000 20-złoty banknotes commemorating the “Defense of the Polish Eastern Border.” BNP826 (PNL): 20 złotych (US$5)Brown and gray. Front: Polish text; Border Guard officer holding binoculars and Polish Army soldier holding assault rifle, both wearing camouflage uniforms; coat of armsRead More…

BNP102 (PNL): 100 korun (crown) (US$4.50) Green, orange, and black. Front: Czech text; flower; financier Karel Engliš; Czech National Bank in Prague; cojoined KE; holographic medal with Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk in profile; eagle. Back: Czech text; façade of Clam-Gallas Palace in Prague; coat of arms; statue of two standing men. SolidRead More…