According to an article on The Irrawaddy dated 16 June 2020, the Central Bank of Myanmar will issue banknotes of all “14 denominations” bearing the image of General Aung San, although the article specifically cites only eight denominations from 10 to 10,000 kyat. In addition to the new designs, the
According to an article in Myanmar Business Today dated 13 June 2017, the Central Bank of Myanmar plans to introduce new 5,000- and 10,000-kyat notes like the current issues (B117a and B118a, respectively), but with enhanced security features to combat counterfeiting. The new notes have new watermarks, serial numbers, and
According to an article on ZeeNews.com dated 1 July 2015, the Central Bank of Myanmar has introduced a new type of 10,000-kyat note with upgraded security features “to further enhance the note quality and prevent forgery.” This note is like the preceding issues (B116), but with the denomination at lower
According to several news articles, on 1 July 2015 the Central Bank of Myanmar will introduce a revised 10,000-kyat note which is like B116a, but with the denomination at lower right front expressed in Burmese numerals printed with SPARK, a new watermark, and a protective layer of vanish on both
According to an article on Mizzima dated 9 August 2012, Maung Maung Win, the vice chairman of the Central Bank of Myanmar, said that the bank will abolish foreign exchange certificates (FEC) “as soon as possible,” most likely in March 2013. “Earlier, it was difficult to use dollars in Burma,
B116 (P82): 10,000 kyats (US$6.50) Blue, red, purple, green, brown, and yellow. Front: Burmese text; two elephants flanking laurel wreath with outline map of Myanmar. Back: English text; royal Palace of Mandalay with reflection on water. Windowed security thread with demetalized MYANMAR SPW. Watermark: Lotus blossom and electrotype 10000. Printer:
The Myanmar chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale and as a free download to subscribers. This 9-page catalog covers notes issued by the Central Bank of Myanmar from 1990 to present. Revised 21.12.2019. Each chapter of The Banknote Book includes detailed descriptions and background information,
B115 (P81): 5,000 kyats (US$3.25) Purple. Front: Burmese text; walking elephant facing right. Back: English text; Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Assembly of the Union) legislature buildings in Zeya Theddhi Ward of Naypyidaw. Windowed security thread with demetalized K5000. Watermark: Elephant and electrotype 5000. Printer: SECURITY PRINTING WAZI CBM. 150 x 70 mm.