New banknotes have been recognised for their outstanding design and security technical excellence with international awards. The awards formed part of the High Security Printing EMEA Conference, which was organised by Reconnaissance International and held recently in Lisbon, Portugal. These recognise the highest levels of achievement in three categories: BestRead More…

According to an Ada Derana article dated 7 January 2020, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka plans to introduce a new 20-rupee coin and a new 2,000-rupee note (current B120a shown above) in 2020 to commemorate its 70th anniversary. Additionally, security features of the existing banknote series will be enhanced.Read More…

According to a press release, on 20 December 2019, the Trans-Dniester Republican Bank introduced a new 1-ruble note to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Trans-Dniester ruble. 200,000 notes (B225a) will enter circulation (HB 1002501 to HB 1200000) and 2,500 notes will be sold as numismatic products (BNP217a) packaged inRead More…

According to a press release dated 27 November 2019, on 4 December 2019 the National Bank of Romania plans to introduce a 100-leu numismatic product to commemorate the anniversary of The Completion of the Great Union. The blue note measures 147 x 82 mm and is printed on polymer. ItRead More…

According to an article in The Daily Star dated 15 December 2019, Bangladesh Bank plans to introduce a new 200-taka note commemorating the birth of the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The new note is scheduled for introduction on 17 March 2020. Courtesy of Aidan Work.Read More…

Outstanding technical excellence in the design and security of new banknotes has been recognized by a series of awards. The awards formed part of the industry’s High Security Printing Asia Conference, which was organised by Reconnaissance International and held recently in Yokohama, Japan. These recognise the highest levels of achievementRead More…

According to a press release dated 19 November 2019, the Czech National Bank plans to introduce a new 100-koruna note (194 x 84 mm) in 2022 commemorating the establishment of the Czechoslovak koruna by featuring Karel Engliš, the most important financier of the First Republic.Read More…