Uzbekistan new 50,000-som note (B221a) confirmed

According to a press release, the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan planned to introduce a new 50,000-som note on 22 December 2021.

The images in the press release had an error in the caption on the front which has subsequently been corrected on the issued notes.

B221 (PNL): 50,000 so’m (som) (US$5.25)

Purple. Front: Uzbek text; Sopollitepa archeological monument as registration device; Al-Hakim At-Termiziy Maqbarasi in Surxondaryo; caravan routes on map of Uzbekistan; coat of arms. Back: Uzbek text; Fayoztepa Arxeologiya Yodgorligi ancient archaeological monument in Surxondaryo; flying dove in green SPARK Live; 17th-century pottery from Sopollitepa; Sopollitepa archeological monument as registration device. 3-mm wide green windowed security thread. Watermark: Camel and eletrotype 50000. Printer: (Uzbekistan). 147 x 69 mm. Paper.

a. 2021. No sig. Intro: 22.12.2021.

Courtesy of Claudio Marana.

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