Check out this great article on the history of banknotes in Belarus, including images of many unadopted note designs.This follow-up to the first article includes even more images of many unadopted note designs. Use Google Translate if you can’t read these articles in their native language. Courtesy of Vitali Khaletski.

According to a press release, the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus introduced new 100-ruble (US$0.02) and 5,000-ruble (US$1) banknotes dated 2000. Both denominations retain their current designs (B126a and B128a, respectively). The solid security thread is eliminated from the 100-ruble note as a cost-saving measure, whereas the 5,000-rubleRead More…