Despite previously announcing its intention to eventually convert all its bank note denominations to polymer, the State Bank of Vietnam recently announced it would issue low-denomination cotton notes in the face of strong public opposition to the usage of coins. There is no word yet on exactly what new denominations
On 10 January 2007, the subcommittee of the National Assembly’s Public Accounts Committee directed the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to change the colors and designs of the new family of banknotes, especially the Rs20 (B232a) and Rs5,000 (B239a) denominations. “The identical colours, designs, and sizes [sic] of new currency
,,,,, The Central Bank of Sudan issued the first three denominations of a new family of six Sudanese pound bank notes on January 9, 2007. The design of the new currency reflects the unity, cultural diversity, peace, and industrial development in Sudan. The 2-, 20-, and 100-pound notes are scheduled
A new Cuban 1-peso note has been reported. At first glance, this appears to be just a new date (2003 versus 2002) variety. However, closer examination reveals subtle differences. On the front, the series letters (GD in example above) are green, not red. On the back, the yellow underprint
, Banco Central de Nicaragua has replaced the 10-cordobas note (Pick 191) with a coin, and released a new series of 20-, 50-, 100-, and 500-cordobas notes. This new series is identical to the 2002 issue (Pick 192 – 195), except for the new date (10 de Marzo de 2006)
The central Bank of Estonia has issued a new series of 2- and 10-krooni bank notes with a few renewed security features. Existing notes of the same denomination remain legal tender.”Until now the latest Estonian bank notes were the 25-kroon notes printed in 2002. The new 2- and 10-kroon bank
,, Slovenia adopts the euro tomorrow, so it’s fitting that we report on a half dozen previously unlisted date/signature combos: 200 tolars (US$1.10), 15. Januar 2004. Issued August 2, 2004. Like Pick 15, but new date and signatures (Mitja Gaspari, Guverner; Samo Nucic, Clan Sveta Banke). 1,000 tolars ($5.50), 15.
,, On December 29, 2006, the Bank of Lithuania announced plans to order 50 million 10-litas notes, 45 million 50-litas notes, and 50 million 100-litas notes. Both the 10- (US$3.80) and 100-litas (US$38.15) notes will contain additional security features, and therefore the new year of issue will be 2007. The