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…

According to a Polish-language press release dated 15 November 2021, the National Bank of Poland plans to accelerate the introduction of a banknote and coin commemorating the “Defense of the Polish Eastern Border.” However, no details are available regarding the denomination, design, or date of introduction. Courtesy of Jacek Stącel.Read More…

The National Bank of Poland plans to introduce 80,000 20-złoty banknotes commemorating Lech Kaczyński with the theme “It is Worth Being a Pole” on 9 November 2021. BNP825 (PNL): 20 złotych (US$5)Orange, blue, red, brown, and black. Front: Polish text; Order of the White Eagle medal; coat of arms withRead More…