On 18 January 2021, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas introduced a new 5,000-peso note featuring Lapulapu, a Filipoino hero who vanquished Portuguese conquistador Ferdinand Magellan and his army in their attempt to colonize Mactan Island. This is a non-circulating legal tender commemorative banknote.
According to various news sources in early 2021, Zimbabwe is preparing to introduce 50-, 100-, and 200-dollar notes to keep up with runaway inflation. The 50-dollar note is slated to be introducted first, followed by the larger denominations. The design of the 50-dollar note needs the president’s approval before printing