The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale and as a free download to subscribers. This 40-page catalog covers notes issued by the Государственное казначейство (State Treasury) from 1923 to 1989, Государственный банк (State Bank) from 1924 to 1992, Императорское японское правительство (GreaterRead More…

On 29 April 2019, the People’s Bank of China announced that on 30 August 2019 it would introduce new notes like the preceding issues (except the 5-yuan note), but with redrawn vignettes, new date (2019), and enhanced anti-counterfeiting features including denomination as registration device and additional Omron rings on allRead More…

On 9 April 2019, Japan’s Ministry of Finance announced plans to introduce a new series of notes in the first half of 2024. The new series will consists of three denominations (the existing 2,000-yen note is not being replaced) featuring bacteriologist Kitasato Shibasaburō on the 1,000-yen note; Tsuda Umeko, founderRead More…