On 5 November 2008, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe introduced 100,000-, 500,000-, and 1,000,000-dollar notes. “In the measures underway, the Reserve Bank plans to introduce a number of new, higher denominations; review the cash withdrawal limits, as well as commence aggressive campaigns for increased usage of alternative means of payment,”Read More…

On 13 October 2008, just two weeks after issuing 10,000- and 20,000-dollar notes, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has introduced a new, even higher denomination, the 50,000-dollar note. B165 (P74): 50,000 dollars (demonetized 30.09.2015) Green. Front: English text; Chiremba balancing rocks in Epworth; Zimbabwe bird in OVI. Back: English text;Read More…

On 29 September 2008, less than two months after revaluing its currency and issuing a new series of notes in which the highest denomination was 1,000 dollars, Zimbabwe issued 10,000- and 20,000-dollar notes. These notes were printed locally by Fidelity Printers in Bulawayo. The 10,000-dollar appears to be printed onRead More…

B539 (P75): 50 dinars (withdrawn 15.03.2012) Brown and tan. Front: Arabic text; Muammar Qaddafi. Back: Arabic text; Gardabia Martyrs monument in Sirt. Holographic stripe. Windowed security thread with demetalized 50 and Arabic characters. Watermark: Muammar Qaddafi, electrotype 50, and Cornerstones. Printer: (De La Rue). 174 x 83 mm. Paper. a.Read More…

These 100- and 200-lilangeni notes were issued to commemorate the 40th birthday of King Mswati III (born 19.04.1968). They are the first notes in the world to use intaglio halftone technology, creating photo-like portraits. B229 (P34): 100 emalangeni (US$6.75) Brown. Front: English and Swazi text; shield and spears as registrationRead More…