According to a press release dated 4 June 2020, the Banco Central de Costa Rica is withdrawing 50-colon notes (B563a) from circulation, though they remains legal tender. The news comes two years after the bank stopped issuing the denomination due to lack of demand for such a high-value note.
Be advise that reprints of these notes with Taylor signatures have entered the market in 2020, and can be distinguished from original issues by the use of the prefix S and sans serif monoweight serial number font on the reprints, whereas the originals lack prefixes and have serif variable weight
According to a press release, El Banco Central de la República Dominicana introduced a new 1,000-peso dominicano note (B731a) on 24 February 2020. These notes are like the preceding issues, but with the new bank logo (stylized bank headquarters) at upper right front in green-to-gold OVI.
According to a press release dated 29 May 2020, El Banco Central de la República Dominicana introduced a new 500-peso dominicano note (B730a) on 1 June 2020. These notes are like the preceding issues, but with the new bank logo (stylized bank headquarters) at upper right front in green-to-gold OVI.
According to a United States Department of State press statement dated 29 May 2020, “The United States commends the Government of the Republic of Malta’s announcement May 26 of its seizure of $1.1 billion of counterfeit Libyan currency printed by Joint Stock Company Goznak—a Russian state-owned company—and ordered by an
B194 (PNL): 10 dollarsRed. Front: English text; Chiremba balancing rocks in Epworth; Zimbabwe bird on star as registration device. Back: English text; Zimbabwe bird on star; New Reserve Bank Tower, Harare, Zimbabwe; Cape buffalo. Windowed security thread with demetalized RBZ 10. Watermark: Zimbabwe bird and vertical RBZ 10 electrotype. Printer:
According to a press release dated 18 March 2020, the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus planned to introduce new 20- and 50-ruble notes on 23 March 2020. The new notes are like the preceding issues, but dated 2020, without signatures, printed by Goznak, with additional watermark features and wider