The International Bank Note Society (IBNS) announces that its voting membership has selected the Central Bank of Aruba to receive its annual prestigious “Bank Note of the Year Award” for 2019. With well over 100 new banknotes released worldwide during 2019, only 22 were deemed of sufficiently new design to
According to a press release dated 18 March 2020, the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus plans to introduce new 20- and 50-ruble notes on 23 March 2020. The new notes are like the preceding issues, but dated 2020, without signatures, printed by Goznak, with additional watermark features and wider
On 21 March 2020, the Bank of Namibia introduced a new 30-dollar polymer note to commemorate the 30th anniversary of independence. The theme of the note is “3 Decades of Peace and Stability,” represented by the smooth transition of power between the three presidents since independence.