B298 (P163): 5,000 pesos (US$7.85) Red. Front: Spanish text; stylized sun in red-to-gold OVI; stylized corazón del copihue (heart of Chilean bellflower); Gabriela Mistral (pseudonym of Lucila de María del Perpetuo Socorro Godoy Alcayaga); denomination as registration device. Back: Spanish text; denomination as registration device; Chilean palm trees and owl
According to a VNBusinessNews.com article dated 02.12.2009, Nguyen Ngoc Bao, the director of the Monetary Policy Department, has denied rumors that the State Bank of Vietnam plans to issue 1,000,000-dong (US$54) banknotes. At present the largest denomination in Vietnam is the polymer 500,000-dong note (B348, shown above). Courtesy of Thomas
According to an article on Haaretz.com, over the next two years the Bank of Israel will issue new banknotes featuring portraits of Zionist visionary Theodor Herzl and three former prime ministers: David Ben-Gurion, Menachem Begin, and Yitzhak Rabin. The bank has decided against issuing a proposed NIS 500 (US$132) denomination.
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, the
Collectors in Singapore have recently discovered that some of the polymer notes in circulation have small squares beneath the titles on the back vignette. Specifically, the 2-dollar note (B208) has been confirmed both with and without a single square beneath the word EDUCATION, and the 10-dollar note (B210) has been