According to an article in The Star dated 3 July 2023, Lawrence Wong has been appointed as chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore starting 8 July 2023, succeeding the current chairman, Tharman Shanmugaratnam. Banknotes with his signature are expected in due time. Courtesy of Kai Hwong.
According to a press release dated 14 July 2023, Michele Bullock has been appointed as governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia for a seven-year term starting 18 September 2023, succeeding the current governor, Philip Lowe. Banknotes with her signature are expected in due time. Courtesy of Aidan Work and
According to a press release dated 9 June 2023, Bank Negara Malaysia has announced that Datuk Shaik Abdul Rasheed bin Abdul Ghaffour has been appointed governor of the central bank effective 1 July 2023. Expect his signature to appear on banknotes in the near future. Courtesy of Liew Siang Ping.
Following the end of his three-year term on 4 May 2022, Governor Reza Baqir will be replaced by Murtaza Syed as acting governor of the State Bank of Pakistan. Courtesy of Muhammad Zeeshan Yameen (turpan on eBay).
According to a press release dated 11 August 2021, the Bank of Sierra Leone has announced “A new family of currency notes and coins, which shall be called the New Leone, will become legal tender in Sierra Leone in the near future and that the current currency in circulation (the
Holography plays a central role in protecting banknotes against counterfeiting, says Dr Paul Dunn of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association, who considers current developments. Holograms are at the forefront of an integral array of overt features that appear on current banknotes, providing a highly effective, evolving weapon in the battle to thwart
One characteristic feature of the Cuban economy has been the coexistence of two currencies: the Cuban peso (CUP) and the Cuban convertible peso (CUC). Both means of payment had their specific area of use: there was one market for the Cuban peso and another for the convertible peso. The Cuban