According to a Jamaica Observer article dated 15 May 2009, the Bank of Jamaica plans to issue a 5,000-dollar banknote in September 2009, which will bear the image of late former prime minister, Hugh Lawson Shearer. Currently the highest Jamaican note in circulation is the $1,000 banknote. The new $5,000
1,000 kip (US$0.10) Green and blue. Front: Lao text; three young women; temple; coat of arms. Back: Lao text; dancer; elephant; grazing cattle; power lines. Solid security thread demetalized with Lao text. Watermark: Stupa. Printer: (Bank of the Lao). 144 x 66 mm. Paper. a. 2008. No sig. Intro: 30.10.2008.
On 3 May 2009, the Sudanese News Agency reported that Sudan’s government said it would print new currency for the Somali government. The finance minister of the Somali government, Sharif Hassan Sheik Adan, met in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum on April 29, to talk with Sudan’s minister for finance,
On April 22, 2009, the governor of the Bank of Papua New Guinea, Wilson Kamit, gave the following speech concerning the issue of commemorative 20-kina and 100-kina banknotes, which became legal tender the following day: “Members of the Board, invited guests, staff and management of the Bank
The Central Bank of Burundi issued new 2,000- and 5,000-franc notes (US$1.60 and US$4.05, respectively) on April 7, 2009. The new notes are said to be “impossible to forge.” The existing notes of these denominations will remain legal tender until September 30, 2009. The basic designs of the new notes
On 20 February 2009, the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) celebrated 40 years of service, and the island of Bermuda celebrated the 400th anniversary of its settlement by British explorer Sir George Somers. The BMA is marking these landmark occasions by launching the first complete redesign of Bermuda’s banknotes since the