Armenia new 5,000- and 10,000-dram notes reported

According to an Armenian article dated 29 February 2012, the Central Bank of Armenia will introduce new 5,000- and 10,000-dram notes in the coming months. Images of the new notes were not made available due to security measures, but there will not be many changes between the new and old banknotes, which will circulate in parallel. The 5,000-dram (US$13) note was first introduced in 2000, and Omron rings were added in 2003, the same year the 10,000-dram denomination made its debut.

Courtesy of Jay Mollindo.