,,, On April 22, 2009, the governor of the Bank of Papua New Guinea, Wilson Kamit, gave the following speech concerning the issue of commemorative 20-kina and 100-kina banknotes, which became legal tender the following day: “Members of the Board, invited guests, staff and management of the Bank of PNG,
, Based upon the 1973-2003 golden logo overprint in the lower right front, this paper 5-kina note from Papua New Guinea was apparently issued to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the founding of the Bank of Papua New Guinea. The serial number prefix LWK are the initials of Leonard Wilson
,,,,,,,,, A complete set of North Korean notes with overprints has recently been reported. Unfortunately, little is known about these notes other than that they appear to be the latest issued notes (dates range from 1992 to 2007) with a common overprint in Korean and the Western numerals 95. The
On 3 November 2008, the National Bank of Poland introduced a new 10-zloty note to commemorate the 90th anniversary of regaining independence. 80,000 notes were packaged in a folder and sold for PLN15. The note was engraved by Maciej Kopecki. BNP813 (P179): 10 złotych (US$2.50) Pink and orange. Front: Polish
These 100- and 200-lilangeni notes were issued to commemorate the 40th birthday of King Mswati III (born 19.04.1968). They are the first notes in the world to use intaglio halftone technology, creating photo-like portraits. B229 (P34): 100 emalangeni (US$6.75) Brown. Front: English and Swazi text; shield and spears as registration
100 pesos (US$2.30), 2008. Ten million notes introduced 20.06.2008, to commemorate the centennial of the University of the Philippines. Like B1046 but with overprint of the Oblation, an iconic concrete sculpture of a man with face up and arms stretched-wide symbolizing the selfless offering of service to one’s country.
5,000 tenge. Introduced 2008 to commemorate 15 years of tenge. Red and brown on m/c underprint. Front: Astana-Baiterek monument; sheet music; national emblem; palm; flag; green-to-blue Spark flying eagle; jubilee inscription at edges. Back: Independence Monument and Kazakhstan hotel in Almaty; mountains. Watermark, windowed security thread, registration device, intaglio printing,
, 10 yuan (US$1.45), 2008. The PBOC introduced six million notes on 08.07.2008 to commemorate the Beijing Olympic Games. Cyan. Front: National Stadium (Bird’s Nest), games emblem, Temple of Heaven, and coat of arms. Back: Greek marble statue of discus-thrower, Discobolus; athletes (runners, high jumper, gymnast, soccer players). Watermark: 10