, The Banknote Register: CIS and Baltic Countries1991-2016, General IssuesSecond edition (English) Author: Dmitry Zagorenko (IBNS #11608, General Secretary of the Russian Chapter of IBNS).Editor: Dmitry Litvak (IBNS LM #204, President of the Russian Chapter of IBNS).Format: A4. Weight: 1,5 Kg.Hard cover with pressed gilding and book jacket band.344 full-color
A frequent contributor to this site has reported a possible error or new variety of Azerbaijan B308, the 100-manat note from 1993. Specifically, the silver guilloche which nomrally appears at upper right on back (bottom) is missing (top). The note with the missing guilloche has serial number A/1 04584505. Other
A Washington Post article dated 15 November 2014 details the allegations of bribery behind Austria’s banknote printing firm, Oesterreichische Banknoten-und Sicherheitsdruck, and its efforts to win bids to produce currency for Azerbaijan and Syria.
According to an article in Azernews dated 19 August 2014, First Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) Alim Guliyev told journalists that the government is planning to put new 250- and 500-manat banknotes into circulation in the near future, “to improve the effectiveness of banknote circulation and
According to an official Central Bank of the Republic of Azerbaijan press release dated 15 August 2013, “pictures of banknotes of 1,5,10, 20, 50, and 100 manat, that reflect portraits of prominent thinkers, statesmen and scientists of Azerbaijan, have been posted in social networks. These pictures presented as a new
According to an article on Trend.az dated 14 November 2012, First Deputy Chairman Alim Guliyev confirms that the Central Bank of Azerbaijan plans to issue 200- and 500-manat banknotes, though these are only plans and no decisions have been made on this issue. Currently the largest denomination is the 100-manat
According to a press release dated 15 August 2012, the Central Bank of the Republic of Azerbaijan has begun a project to evaluate new features, designs, and reliability of new banknotes. Courtesy of Mehdi Kasumov.
Like B315a, but with new date, and the issuer’s name changed from Azərbaycan Milli Bankı (National Bank of Azerbaijan) to Azərbaycan Mərkəzi Bankı (Central Bank of Azerbaijan). To date, only the 1- and 5-manat denominations have been confirmed with the new bank name. B402 (P32): 5 manat (US$2.95) Orange. Front:
According to an article on APA dated 8 May 2012, Chairman Elman Rustamov has said that the Central Bank of Azerbaijan is currently designing new 150-, 200-, and 500-manat banknotes for issuance in the coming years. Currently the largest denomination is the 100-manat note (B319a).