On 2 October 2006 Mongol Bank issued its first ever 20,000-tögrög (US$14.35) note into circulation (B427). A limited number of 20,000-tögrög (US$14.35) notes with the watermark area on front were overprinted Great Mongol State 800 years 1206 – 2006. This commemorative was the first note in the world to useRead More…

The National Bank of Poland honored the 200th birthday of musician Frédéric François Chopin with a new commemorative 20-złoty (US$7.10) banknote. This note went on sale 26 February 2010 at a price of 50 złoty each. BNP815 (P181): 20 złotych (US$5.00) Black, tan, and blue. Front: Polish text; Chopin birthplaceRead 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…

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 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: PolishRead More…

BNP114 (P117): 16 บาท (baht) (US$0.50) Blue, brown, green, and gold. Front: Thai text; facsimiles of old 1-, 5-, and 10-baht notes. Back: Thai text; scenes from the life of Rama IX. Solid security thread with demetalized Thai text. Watermark: Constitution on phan (decorated tray with pedestal). Printer: (Note PrintingRead More…

The above note commemorates the 40th anniversary of the Currency Interchangeability Agreement between both Brunei and Singapore. The note is available individually, in uncut sheets of three or 24 notes (200 and 25 sheets produced, respectively), and in a limited edition of 2,000 sets with similar Singapore notes bearing matchingRead More…

BNP812 (P178): 50 złotych (US$12) Blue, brown, and green. Front: Polish text; coat of arms with crowned eagle; world map; John Paul II holding crucifix-topped staff; Peter’s keys. Back: Polish text; Peter’s keys; inauguration of John Paul II with cardinal Stefan Wyszynski; quotation from Letter to Poles; Jasna Góra MonasteryRead More…