According to an article in the Haiti Standard dated 15 April 2021, Jean Baden Dubois, the governor of the Banque de la République d’Haïti (Bank of the Republic of Haiti), announced the upcoming introduction of two new denominations of banknotes: 2,500 and 5,000 gourdes. At present, the largest denomination note
According to an article on Wadsam dated 28 May 2021, the Afghan National Procurement Authority has announced that the French company, Abirtour Fischer [sic; likely Oberthur Fiduciarie] will print 390 million new 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, and 1000 afghani banknotes for Da Afghanistan Bank in the next nine months
According to a press release dated 1 June 2021, on 1 July 2021, the National Bank of Georia will introduce 5- and 20-lari banknotes dated 2021 with identical designs and security features of the preceding issues, and the signature of the active governor of the back. Additionally, the tonality of
These notes are like the preceding issues, but with the bank’s name changed to the Народна Банка На Република Северна Македонија (National Bank of the Republic of North Macedonia). The 500-denar notes was the first denomination issued with the new name. On 7 April 2021, the bank put out a
According to a press release, the Central Bank of Iraq announced that it has added the feature of protecting banknotes from bacteria and viruses, including the Corona virus strain, which will soon be put into circulation, by adding the biological pesticide developed by international companies specialized in printing banknotes in
B218 (PNL): 20,000 so’m (som) (US$2.00)Purple, blue, and brown. Front: Uzbek text; denomination in red-to-green OVI; embroidery design as registration device; Jonbox-qal’a archeology monument; caravan routes on map of Uzbekistan; textile patterns; coat of arms. Back: Uzbek text; 6th-century pottery from Aral and Caspian Seas; embroidery design. 3-mm wide windowed
B217 (PNL): 2,000 so’m (som) (US$0.20)Red and light green. Front: Uzbek text; denomination in green-to-gold OVI; camel as registration device; Bukhara Arch; caravan routes on map of Uzbekistan; Honatlas textile patterns; coat of arms. Back: Uzbek text; Varahsha ruins of the ancient caravan route Poykend; clay pot and artifact; camel.
The issued note shown above has a different security thread than that which appears on the image the bank originally released (see below). It’s possible prefix A and/or B notes are different varieties, or that the original image is a digital creation and doesn’t reflect reality. Courtesy of Michael Albath.