On 23 March 2021, the Bank of Russia announced its intention to “upgrade” its banknotes with improved security features and new designs from 2022 to 2025. Courtesy of Andrey Sidelnikov, Anthony Rodov, Paul Soboleff (www.fox-notes.ru).
The Finland chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale and as a free download to subscribers. This 53-page catalog covers notes issued by the Storfurstendömet Finlands Wäxel- Låne- och Depositions-Contor (Grand Duchy of Finland Office for Exchange, Loans, and Deposits) from 1812 to 1821, Storfurstendömet Finlands Wäxel- Depositions- och Låne-Bank (Grand
The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale and as a free download to subscribers. This 40-page catalog covers notes issued by the Государственное казначейство (State Treasury) from 1923 to 1989, Государственный банк (State Bank) from 1924 to 1992, Императорское японское правительство (Greater
, This 100-ruble note commemorates the World Cup held in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018, and run by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (French: International Federation of Association Football, FIFA). B840 (PNL): 100 рублей (rubles) (US$1.50) Blue, green, yellow, and red. Front (vertical): Russian text; coat
, According to a press release dated 12 October 2017, the Bank of Russia has introduced a new 2,000-ruble note (B838). B838 (PNL): 2,000 рублей (rubles) (US$30)Blue. Front: Russian text; unknown building; bank seal; cable-stayed Russky Bridge over Eastern Bosphorus Strait in Vladivostok; bridge in gold SPARK; Far Eastern Federal
, According to a press release dated 12 October 2017, the Bank of Russia has introduced a new 200-ruble note (B835). According to a press release dated 13 October 2017, the National Bank of Ukraine announced that effective 17 October, all Ukrainian financial institutions are forbidden from performing any cash
Check out this fascinating video of billions of demonetized Soviet banknotes abandoned in a Russian forest. Courtesy of Thomas Augustsson.
According to a TASS article dated 14 February 2017, in the first quarter of 2018, the Bank of Russia will issue a 100-ruble banknote dedicated to 2018 World Cup, and it will be Russia’s first polymer banknote. The bank also intends to use polymer when producing either the new 200-
According to a press release dated 25 July 2016, the Russian security printer Goznak has prepared six different designs for a 100-ruble banknote to commemorate the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, to be held in various locations (Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Samara, Saransk, Sochi, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Kaliningrad, Kazan, Yekaterinburg) from 14
, The Banknote Register: CIS and Baltic Countries1991-2016, General IssuesSecond edition (English) Author: Dmitry Zagorenko (IBNS #11608, General Secretary of the Russian Chapter of IBNS).Editor: Dmitry Litvak (IBNS LM #204, President of the Russian Chapter of IBNS).Format: A4. Weight: 1,5 Kg.Hard cover with pressed gilding and book jacket band.344 full-color