According to a press release dated 2 April 2020, the Bank of Tanzania has enhanced the security features of its 2010 series of notes. The primary enhancement is the replacement of the Crane Motion windowed security thread with a Louisenthal RollingStar windowed security thread on the 2,000-, 5,000-, and 10,000-shillingRead More…

The East Africa chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale and as a free download to subscribers. This 22-page catalog covers notes issued by the Government of the East Africa Protectorate from 1905 to 1919 and the East African Currency Board from 1920 to 1965. RevisedRead More…

According to an article on DailyNews dated 1 March 2012, the Bank of Tanzania plans to replace 500-shilling notes (B139a) with coins because the latter lasts much longer in circulation. The article also contains new details on plans of the East African Community (www.eac.int)—Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda—to introduceRead More…

The Tanzania chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale and as a free download to subscribers. This 17-page catalog covers notes issued by the Bank of Tanzania from 1966 to present. Revised 27.12.2019. Each chapter of The Banknote Book includes detailed descriptions and background information, full-colorRead More…