This 20-dollar note commemorates the XXIV Olympic Winter Games to be held from 4 to 20 February 2022 in Beijing. The design was inspired from a famous line found in a classic moon-themed Chinese poem, “From Far Away You Share This Moment With Me.” Although legal tender, the notes aren’tRead More…

According to a press release dated 18 November 2021, the Banco Central de Nicaragua announced the introduction of revised 10- and 20-córdoba notes with tactile elements at lower right front that facilitate identification by the sight impaired. Additionally, security has been improved with the addition of iridescent bands on theRead More…

According to a press release dated 18 November 2021, the Banco Central de Nicaragua announced the introduction of revised 10- and 20-córdoba notes with tactile elements at lower right front that facilitate identification by the sight impaired. Additionally, security has been improved with the addition of iridescent bands on theRead More…

Recently more and more collectors have reported problems attempting to scan modern banknotes. The problem is caused by newer hardware and software that contains built-in Counterfeit Deterrence System (CDS) technology foisted upon the public by the Central Bank Counterfeit Deterrence Group (CBCDG), a group of 31 central banks and note-printingRead More…

According to a press release dated 4 November 2021, this 500-manat note commemorates the first anniversary of “the historic Victory of the Azerbaijani Army in the 44-day Patriotic War of 2020 under the leadership of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces,” and President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, IlhamRead More…