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…

An East African Business Week article dated 14 February 2011, contains interesting information on the continuing plans to form an East African Community Monetary Union similar to the European Union, wherein all the partner states will replace their individual currencies—the Burundian franc, Kenyan shilling, Rwandan franc, Tanzanian shilling, and UgandanRead More…