According to a press release dated 17 November 2020, Danmarks Nationalbank has issued new, updated 500-krone notes like the preceding issues, but with new signatures (Moeller), new security threads, pearlescent stripes, and embossed geometric figures for sight-impaired users to distinguish between denominations. These new notes are printed in France. TheRead More…

According to Turkmenistan Today, the State News Agency of Turkmenistan, the Central Bank of Turkmenistan plans to issue a family of banknotes to commemorate the country’s 25th anniversary of neutrality, celebrated on 12 December 2020. The new notes are like the preceding issues, but with a special commemorative logo atRead More…

Innovative new holography devices that provide improved protection from counterfeiting for banknotes, have won international awards organised by the industry trade body, the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA). Germany’s Louisenthal with its micromirror and hologram LEAD project scooped the top slot in the ‘Best Applied Security Product’ category at the Excellence in Holography Awards 2020, which wasRead More…

The Weihaiwei chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale and as a free download to subscribers. This 7-page catalog covers notes issued by the Bank of Communications from 1914 to 1927, the Bank of China in 1918, and the National Industrial Bank of China in 1924. Published 07.12.2020. Each chapter ofRead More…