The French Sudan chapter of The Banknote Book is now available as a free download. This 2-page catalog covers notes issued by the Gouvernement Général de l’A.O.F. – Soudan Français (Government General of French West Africa – French Sudan) in 1917. Revised 22.11.2018. Each chapter of The Banknote Book includesRead More…

According to an article on allAfrica.com dated 1 February 2011, “the financial authorities in North Sudan told their Southern counterparts that they will discontinue use of the pound after the semi-autonomous region officially becomes an independent state” following last month’s referendum in which 99% of the Southerners voted to separateRead More…

Can anyone positively identify the following items that appear on some Sudanese banknotes? Precise names and locations of the buildings are appreciated, and links to supporting evidence is welcome, too. 1. The secretary bird at the center of this vignette appears on the front of B312 – B321. It isRead More…

, 10,000 dinarsBrown. Front: Presidential Palace building in Khartoum; leaf; frond. Back: Wheat; coat of arms; water jugs; unknown building with palm trees. Windowed security thread with demetalized BANK OF SUDAN and Arabic text. Watermark: Domed building. Printer: Unknown. 140 x 65 mm.١٩٩٦ (1996). Signature TK. Specimen with diagonal redRead More…

, 2 pounds (US$1), July 9 2006. Light blue. Front: Civilization theme with pottery bowls, plates, and vases; map. Back: Bank logo; musical instruments. 2-mm wide windowed security thread with demetalized CBOS 2 LS and Arabic text. Watermark: Pigeon and electrotype LS 2. Printer: (Sudan Currency Printing Press). 144 xRead More…

, 5 pounds (US$2.50), July 9 2006. Issued May 2007. Pink. Front: Future theme with modern architecture and satellite; map. Back: Bank logo; electrical tower; hydroelectric dam; solar panel; wind turbine. 2-mm wide windowed security thread with demetalized CBOS 5 LS and Arabic text. Watermark: Pigeon and electrotype LS 5.Read More…

, 20 pounds (US$10), July 9 2006. Issued May 2007. Dark red. Front: Industrial development theme with wrench, three pyramids, irrigation wheel, and oil drilling platform; map. Back: Bank logo; factory, satellite dishes, and fruit (bananas, papayas, flowers, pineapples, citrus, grapes, corn). Holographic stripe. 2-mm wide windowed security thread withRead More…