According to an article on Wadsam dated 28 May 2021, the Afghan National Procurement Authority has announced that the French company, Abirtour Fischer [sic; likely Oberthur Fiduciarie] will print 390 million new 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, and 1000 afghani banknotes for Da Afghanistan Bank in the next nine months
According to a press release, the Central Bank of Iraq announced that it has added the feature of protecting banknotes from bacteria and viruses, including the Corona virus strain, which will soon be put into circulation, by adding the biological pesticide developed by international companies specialized in printing banknotes in
Danmarks Nationalbank closed its internal Banknote Printing Works at the end of 2016 and has since outsourced this function to an external supplier. In 2019, Danmarks Nationalbank contracted with Oberthur Fiduciaire to produce 4,800,000 new 100- and 500-krone notes for the Faroe Islands. It is unclear if the new notes
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
Innovative new holography devices that provide improved protection from counterfeiting for banknotes, have won international awards organised by the industry trade body, the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA). Germany’s Louisenthal with its micromirror and hologram LEAD project scooped the top slot in the ‘Best Applied Security Product’ category at the Excellence in Holography Awards 2020, which was
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, June 17, 2020CONTACT: Deborah MuehleisenE-mail: email@example.com ANA Board of Governors to Consider Alternate Options The American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced today the suspension of the 2020 World’s Fair of Money®. The show, originally scheduled for August 4-8 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is the largest annual coin and paper-currency event
The London branch of the IBNS has decided to postpone its annual World Paper Money Fair until 1 October 2021. If you have paid a deposit, they will refund you in full (please contact Gareth Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org), otherwise they will transfer it to 2021 in order to hold a table for the 50th fair in
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
According to a press release dated 5 May 2020, the Central Bank of Liberia has awarded a contract to Crane Currency to supply new banknotes. Crane previously printed the current family of notes (B311 – B316) without imprint. Courtesy of Ivan Bogdanov (bonistics.org).
According to Jos F. M. Eijsermans, the spring PaperMoneyFair scheduled for 4-5 April 2020 in Valkenburg has been cancelled due to concerns regarding the global coronavirus pandemic.