B203 (P31): 500 dollars (US$360) Orange. Front: Malay text; Misai kucing (orthosiphon aristatus) java tea flowers; Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin III wearing uniform and cap; coat of arms. Back: English and Malay text; Omar Ali Saifuddin mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan; lagoon; Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Foundation (Yayasan) building. NoRead More…

B595 (P112): 20 quetzales (US$2.60) Violet, light blue, green, purple, and black. Front: Spanish text; flying quetzal bird; Mayan man with potted flower as registration device; stylized temple; forefather and head of state, Mariano Gálvez; embossed glyph. Back: Spanish text; Mayan carving; standing and seated delegates signing the declaration ofRead More…

Orange, brown, and green. Front: English text; sand dollar as registration device; gold foil bird; map; Roland T. Symonette. Back: English text; Central Bank building headquarters in Nassau with flags and palm trees; coat of arms. Solid security thread and 3-mm windowed security thread with demetalized BAHAMAS. Watermark: Roland T.Read More…

Today the National Bank of Kazakhstan began issuing a new series of notes. This completely redesigned series share similar design elements on front (vertical format) and back (horizontal), distinguished primarily by different color schemes and printed denominations. The previous series (Pick 20 – 27) featuring a portrait of Al-Farabi willRead More…

B366 (P101A): 5 dollars (US$3.95) Blue, purple, yellow, orange, and green. Front: English and French text; coat of arms; 7th prime minister, Wilfrid Laurier wearing suit; West Block of Parliament in Ottawa; Canadian flag. Back: English and French text; child riding toboggan; snowflakes; excerpt from Roch Carrier’s Le Chandail deRead More…