On 23 September 2009, the Bank of Mexico introduced two commemorative banknotes: a paper one to celebrate the bicentennial of independence, and a polymer one to celebrate the centennial of the Mexican Revolution. The 100-peso commemorative with series A/A-A/E has an error in the microprinted text. On the front, theRead More…

On 23 September 2009, the Bank of Mexico introduced two new commemorative banknotes. The 200-peso paper note celebrates the bicentenial of independence. It is also noteworthy because it’s the first note in the world with a new security feature: the Pixel watermark, developed by ArjoWiggins Security. A new development inRead More…

To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of the poet Julius Slowacki, the National Bank of Poland issued 80,000 new 20-zloty (US$6.90) notes on 23 September 2009. The notes were issued in a folder at a price of 29-zloty each, which makes these non-circulating numismatic products. Dated 08 STYCZNIARead More…

In a press release dated 23 September 2009, the Bank of Mexico announced the immediate introduction of two new commemorative banknotes: a paper one to celebrate the bicentennial of independence, and a polymer one to celebrate the centennial of the Mexican Revolution. Each will be limited to 50 million piecesRead More…

On 18 August 2009, the Trans-Dniester Republican Bank introduced a 10-ruble banknote (BNP202a) commemorating 15 years of national currency. 1,000 copies of the note were packaged in a special folder. All have sold out at US$50 each. The note is a completely new design, featuring the date (2009) and aRead More…

This 50-baht (US$1.45) specimen with commemorative overprint was issued on 1 November 2004 to commemorate the inauguration of the Note Printing Works. The banknote comes in a blue folder. This note exists only as a specimen; there is no regular issue with this overprint (shown below broken into two linesRead More…

    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 BankRead More…