Mauritania new 50-ouguiya commemorative note (B131a-c) confirmed introduced on 18.06.2023

On 15 June 2023, the Banque Centrale de Mauritanie unveiled designs for a new 50-ouguiya note to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the ougiya currency.

The same design will be issued on three different substrates: polymer center between paper (Durasafe by Landqart), paper with sisal (Oberthur), and paper center between polymer (Hybrid by Louisenthal).

B131 (PNL: 50 ouguiya (US$1.35)

Gray and green. Front: Arabic text; registration device; denomination in SPARK; Banque Centrale de Mauritanie headquarters building and Ibn Abass mosque, both in Nouakchott. Back: French text; traditional metal tea pot; musical instruments; wind turbines and solar panels; registration device. Gold Pulsar windowed security thread. Watermark: Bearded man and electrotype 50. Printer: (Unknown). 130 x 66 mm. Substrate varieties.

a. 18.06.2023. Sig. 16. Composite (Durasafe). Prefix AA. Suffix L. Intro: 15.06.2023. 
b. Paper with sisal. Prefix BA. Suffix V.
c. Composite (Hybrid). Prefix CA. Suffix G.

Courtesy of Andrew Roberts, Jean-Michel Engels, and Don Ludwig.

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