According to a press release dated 4 June 2020, the Banco Central de Costa Rica is withdrawing 50-colon notes (B563a) from circulation, though they remains legal tender. The news comes two years after the bank stopped issuing the denomination due to lack of demand for such a high-value note.
According to a United States Department of State press statement dated 29 May 2020, “The United States commends the Government of the Republic of Malta’s announcement May 26 of its seizure of $1.1 billion of counterfeit Libyan currency printed by Joint Stock Company Goznak—a Russian state-owned company—and ordered by an
The Moneyness blog has an interesting article explaining Yemen’s dual currency system. Courtesy of Sam Dalton.
Courtesy of Heinrich Lindner.
According to a press release dated 1 May 2020, “The Directors of the Bank of Canada, appointed under Section 9 of the Bank of Canada Act, today announced that they have appointed Tiff Macklem as Governor of the Bank of Canada for a seven-year term, effective 3 June 2020. Mr.
According to an Egypt Independent article dated 10 January 2020, the Central Bank of Egypt plans to print new 10-pound polymer notes (current paper note, B337a, shown above) after moving its headquarters and printing facility to Egypt’s New Administrative Capital being built to the east of Cairo.