The Bank of Mexico 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 first note of this new series is the $50 (US$4.60), details of which
B366 (P101A): 5 dollars (US$3.95) Blue, purple, yellow, orange, and green. Front: English and French text; coat of arms; 7th prime minister, Wilfrid Laurier wearing suit; West Block of Parliament in Ottawa; Canadian flag. Back: English and French text; child riding toboggan; snowflakes; excerpt from Roch Carrier’s Le Chandail de
The Royal Bank of Scotland has issued a new £5 dated 20th January 2005. The signature of the group chief executive remains that of Fred Goodwin, as on Pick 352d dated 27.6.2000. Courtesy of John Martin (IBNS member 6727).
,, The (Scottish) Clydesdale Bank has issued a new £10 dated 14th March 2006, signed David Thornburn, Chief Operating Officer. At first glance it appears to be just a new date variety, but it is actually a new plate. Close examination reveals that the bank logo at center on the
On 14 November 2006, the Banco Central de Reserva del Perú issued a new 10-nuevos soles (US$3.10) note dated 11 de Agosto de 2005. Like B500a, but new date (11 DE AGOSTO DE 2005), new signatures (Iriarte/Dancourt/Rossini), and new security features: vertical denomination 10 at right in fuschia-to-green OVI, and
Like B312c, but no security thread and fancy 7-digit serial number. Series E001, E002, E004, E007, F007 – F009, G004 – G008, H001 – H009, K002, K009, M001, M004, N007. Courtesy of Jose Manuel Peso (IBNS member 8180).
Collector Steve Milner (IBNS member 8137) has discovered a new variety in the Zimbabwe $10,000 note dated 1st August 2006 that differs slightly from the first release with AA serial number prefix. The new AB prefix variety has a space between “10” and “000” in the denominations printed in all
, 5,000 dinars, 2002/AH1422. Peach and pink, orange on back. “BS” latent image in upper left, dome with tower wmk, registration device, holographic strip at far right. People’s Palace in Khartoum. Sail boat, headquarters of the Bank of Sudan, windowed security thread on back. 140 x 65 mm. Courtesy of
Northern Ireland’s Ulster Bank today announced that it will release a limited edition £5 (US$8) note featuring legendary football (soccer) star George Best. The bank plans to issue one million commemorative notes in November to coincide with the first anniversary of the death of the celebrated Northern Irishman and Manchester