, 100 dinar, 2006. Issued October 20, 2006. Like Pick 41, but with new coat of arms and signature (Radovan Jelasic, guverner) on back. Blue, green, and ochre-yellow. Scientist Nikola Tesla, magnetic induction calculation formula, electrical discharge, and Tesla’s electric induction device. Tesla (from the photograph of Nikola Tesla fromRead More…

B120 (P121): 2,000 rupees (US$11) Light rose and brown. Front: English, Sinhala, and Tamil text; elephant procession; Sigiriya (Lion’s Rock) castle ruins in Matale District; Sesatha (ceremonial flag). Back (vertical): English, Sinhala, and Tamil text; Sigiriya fresco. Red-to-green 4-mm StarChrome windowed security thread with demetalized SRI LANKA RS 2000 andRead More…

BNP812 (P178): 50 złotych (US$12) Blue, brown, and green. Front: Polish text; coat of arms with crowned eagle; world map; John Paul II holding crucifix-topped staff; Peter’s keys. Back: Polish text; Peter’s keys; inauguration of John Paul II with cardinal Stefan Wyszynski; quotation from Letter to Poles; Jasna Góra MonasteryRead More…

, B357a: 50,000 bolivares, 2006. Issued October 16, 2006. Like B356a, but with “REPUBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA” in upper left, windowed security thread now 2.5 mm wide, new signatures (unknown, Presidente; unknown Primer Vice President), circle in gold to green OVI, “50MIL” added to José María Vargas wmk, denomination noRead More…

5 lats, 2006. Issued 12 October 2006. Like B230a, but new date, new signature (Rimsevics, Governor), and new security features, including two relief inscriptions of the nominal value imprinted above the oak-leaf registration device, parallelagram of “LATVIJAS BANKA” microprinting beneath large “5” in OVI at left. Starting serial number suffixRead More…

B427 (P70): 20,000 төгрөг (tögrög) (US$8.35) Light green and yellow. Front: Mongolian text; Chinggis Khaan; holographic Soyombo symbol; warrior on horseback. Back: Mongolian text; State Nine White Banners. 3-mm windowed security thread with demetalized MONGOLBANK. Watermark: Chinggis Khaan and electrotype МБ. Printer: (Giesecke & Devrient). 152 x 72 mm. Paper.Read More…