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…

According to a press release dated 12 November 2021, “the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) will begin introducing the new Liberian dollar currency starting with the 100 Liberian dollar banknote in the tune of four billion Liberian dollars this December 2021. This amount is intended to increase Liberian dollar liquidityRead More…