According to a press release dated 28 August 2020, the Banque Centrale des Comores introduced more robust 500- and 1,000-franc notes (B306c and B307c) on 1 September 2020. These notes are like the preceding paper issues, but printed on the Banque de France‘s EverFit composite substrate. The bank also indicated
According to an article on AllAfrica, the National Bank of Angola introduced a new polymer 500-kwanza note (B558a) on 17 September 2020. This joins the new 200-kwanza note (B557a) introduced on 30 July 2020, and will be followed by a new 1,000-kwanza note (B559a) in October and 2,000-kwanza note (B560a)
According to a press release, on 14 September 2020, the National Bank of Ethiopia introduced new 10-, 50-, and 100-birr notes which are like the preceding issues, but with new color schemes and enhanced security features. The preceding issues will circulate in parallel for a period of three months, after
WABE has published an interesting article on using banknotes to teach about Black history. Courtesy of Harcourt Fuller.