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
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), consisting of six Arab states — Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates — plans to issue a unified currency in 2010.
,, The Bank of Korea (BOK) announced that newly-designed 1,000- and 10,000-won notes with strengthened anti-forgery features will begin circulating on January 22, 2007. For more information, read this The Korea Times article and this one. The Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation has been delivering the new W1,000 notes