, 500 francs, 2006. Issued September 2006. Pink, blue, green, and m/c. Lemur at center. Security thread, registration device, four stars with half-moon wmk. Signatures: unknown, Le President Du Conseil D’Administration; unknown, Le Gouverneur. Flowers on back. Printer: Banque de France (without imprint). Courtesy of Paul van Bodegraven.
In September 2006, the Bank of Mexico outlined its plans to issue a new family of banknotes designed primarily to improve security and ease identification by the blind through the use of different tactile marks and varying sizes for each denomination. The colors and overall designs of the current series
, Pick 47: 10 taka, 2006. New date. Issued 21.09.2006. Like Pick 39, but reduced size (123 x 60 mm versus 130 x 60 mm), new signature (Dr. Salehuddin Ahmed, Governor), and signature in blue instead of red. Courtesy of Morris Lawing.
B853 (P124): 500 гривень (hryven) (US$19) Beige, brown, green, blue, and pink. Front: Ukrainian text; violin; philosopher, poet, writer, pedagogue, and musician Hryhorii Skovoroda; coat of arms; fountain; denomination as registration device. Back: Ukrainian text; equilateral triangle with eye at center; Mohyla Academy building in Kiev; academy seal. Solid security
, 50 rupees (US$0.70), ND (2006). Issued September 8, 2006, to celebrate the Nepal Rastra Bank Golden Jubilee Year 2005. Yellow, red, and green. Signature: Bijay Nath Bhattarai, Governor. Serial number prefix: KHA/ 97 to GA/17 (20 million pieces). Registration device. Windowed security thread. King Gyanendra dressed in Daura Suruwal
Charcoal, red, and green. Front: English text; sand dollar as registration device; foil patch; map; Milo B. Butler. Back: English text; Paradise Island and Nassau Harbour in New Providence with cruise ships, buildings, and bridges; coat of arms. Solid security thread and 3-mm windowed security thread with demetalized BAHAMAS. Watermark:
On 2 September 2006, the Central Bank of Solomon Islands issued the nation’s first ever $100 note, as well as a revised $2 note. The $100 note honors the country’s rural sector, according to a speech given by CBSI governor Rick Hou. The $2 note is like B213a, but is
, 20,000 guaranies, 2005. Issued 31.08.2006. Sky blue and gray. “A” prefix, novel serial numbers at left, “BCP” registration device and latent image, windowed security thread, denomination fluoresces under UV light. Signatures: Ramon Arréllaga, Gerente General; Monica Perez, Presidenta. Woman holding vase at right. Central Bank of Paraguay building on
B848 (P119A): 10 гривень (hryven) (US$0.40) Pink. Front: Ukrainian text; coat of arms; Cossack Hetman Ivan Mazepa. Back: Ukrainian text; bank logo; Cathedral of the Assumption in Kiev; quill in inkwell, books, kobza, candle, and tambourine. Solid security thread with demetalized 10 ГРН and trident. Watermark: Ivan Mazepa and electrotype
According to a 15 August 2006, article in The Manila Times, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) will cease outsourcing the printing of bank notes in 2007 in the wake of an embarrassing mistake made public last November. In an attempt to ensure a sufficient supply of 100-piso (US$1.95) bank