Myanmar reportedly to introduce 5,000- and 10,000-kyat notes with enhanced security

According to an article in Myanmar Business Today dated 13 June 2017, the Central Bank of Myanmar plans to introduce new 5,000- and 10,000-kyat notes like the current issues (B117a and B118a, respectively), but with enhanced security features to combat counterfeiting. The new notes have new watermarks, serial numbers, and security threads. No word yet on the timing of the introduction.

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