According to a press release, these banknotes commemorate the first anniversary of the birth of His Royal Highness The Gyalsey, Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck. 1,000,000 notes were printed and sold in folders. BNP202 (P37): 100 ngultrum (US$1.40) Yellow, gold, blue, and red. Front: Dzongkha text; King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck andRead More…

On 29 December 2017, the National Bank of Ukraine introduced a souvenir 100-karbovantsiv note commemorating the 100th anniversary of the first Ukrainian banknotes. 80,000 notes in folders were offered for sale at 42 hryven each. An additional 20,000 notes were packaged in folders with a medal for 156 hryven each.Read More…

According to a 14 December 2017 press release, Bank Negara Malaysia is issuing commemorative banknotes in conjunction with the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Federation of Malaya Independence Agreement. The 600-ringgit note is larger than the Philippines 1998 100,000-peso note measuring 355 x 215 mm, which the GuinnessRead More…

To commemorate the 300th anniversary of the “Coronation of the Icon of Our Lady of Częstochowa” (The Blessed Virgin Mary), the National Bank of Poland plans to issue up to 55,000 new 20-złoty banknotes for 60 złotych each beginning on 21 August 2017. The note was designed by Justyna Kopecka.Read More…

According to a press release dated 26 August 2016, the National Bank of Ukraine unveiled a note commemorating the 160th birthday of the Ukrainian writer Ivan Franko. One million notes were printed and will be available beginning 1 September 2016. The note substrate has Ukrainian flax added to reduce theRead More…

According to a press release dated 30 May 2016, on 9 June 2016, the Bank of Thailand will introduce a 70-baht note to commemorate the 70th anniversary of King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s accession to the throne. 20 million notes are being sold with a leaflet as numismatic products for 100 baht.Read More…

According to the Narodowy Bank Pokski’s prospectus for 2016, in April 2016 the bank planned to introduce 30,000 pieces of a 20-zlotych banknote commemorating the 1,050th anniversary of the “Baptism of Poland,” when King Miezko I and the majority of his court were baptized in 966 AD.The bank has moreRead More…

These legal tender notes commemorate the 55th anniversary of the Central Bank van Suriname. 50,000 pieces were packaged in a folder and originally sold at a premium of five times face value.Brown and green. Front: Dutch text; coat of arms; LOOK s/n; Central Bank van Suriname headquarters building at theRead More…