Trans-Dniester new 1-ruble commemorative note (B226) reported

On 11 May 2018, the Trans-Dniester Republican Bank introduced a 1-ruble banknotes commemorating the 100th anniversary of the border troops. 1,500 pieces were issued into circulation and 1,000 pieces were sold as numismatic products.

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Courtesy of Vadim Tislenko and Albert Vokhmin.

Iran new signature 10,000-rial note (B295b) confirmed

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Like B295a, but new signatures.

Courtesy of Afshin Sadri.



Mongolia new date (2016) 500-tögrög note (B432c) confirmed

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Like B432b, but new date (2016). Prefix AR.

Courtesy of Max Keller.

Solomon Islands reported to introduce commemorative 40-dollar note and 2-dollar coin in July 2018

According to an article on SIBC, on 10 May 2018 the Central Bank of Solomon Islands announced plans to introduce a new 40-dollar note and 2-dollar coin to commemorate the country’s 40th anniversary of independence. Both are currently in production and are expected to be received in time for introduction in July.

Courtesy of Paul Nahmias.

Cambodia new 20,000-rial note (B433) confirmed

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This note celebrates the 65th birthday of King Norodom Sihamoni.

Courtesy of Claudio Marana, Jacek Stącel, and Vladimir Buravlev.

Poland new sig/date (12.01.2017) 500-złoty note (B864b) confirmed

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Like B864a, but new date (12 STYCZNIA 2017) and new signatures. Prefix AF.

Courtesy of Jan Boguś.


Nigeria new date (2018) 20-naira note (B232r) confirmed

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Like B232q, but new date (2018). Prefix EY.

Courtesy of Claudio Marana.


Macedonia new 10- and 50-denar polymer notes (B217, B218) confirmed

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These notes are like the preceding issues, but printed on polymer substrate, not paper.

Courtesy of James Pickering (e-worldbanknotes.com).



Indonesia new date (2018) 5,000-rupiah note (B611c) confirmed

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Like B611b, but new date (2016 / 2018). Prefix HEJ.

Courtesy of Sabine Leuenberger ().


Venezuela new security thread 20,000-bolívar note confirmed

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Like P99 dated 18 DE AGOSTO DE 2016, but new date (13 DE DICIEMBRE DE 2017) and 13-mm wide holographic windowed security thread. Prefix A.

Courtesy of Numisnota (http://numisnota.eu).


Peru new sig/date (10.03.2016) 20-sol note confirmed

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Like preceding issue, but denominated in soles, not nuevos soles, new date (10 DE MARZO DE 2016), and new signatures. Prefix/suffix C/D.

Courtesy of Andrew Randall.

Jamaica new date (01.06.2017) 100-dollar note (B250c) confirmed

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Like B250b, but new date (01.06.2017). Prefix BDM.

Courtesy of Manuel Pires Horta Rosa.

The Banknote Book chapters now available in print

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Colombia new date (02.08.2016) 5,000-peso note confirmed

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Like preceding issue dated 19 DE AGOSTO DE 2015, but new date (2 DE AGOSTO DE 2016). Prefix AC.

Courtesy of Captain Peter.

West African States new sig/date (2017) 1,000-franc note (B121Aq) confirmed

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Like B121Aq, but new date (2017) and new signatures.

Courtesy of Kevin Warfel.



West African States new sig/date (2016) 2,000-franc note (B122Tp) confirmed

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Like B122To, but new date (2016) and new signatures.

Courtesy of Kevin Warfel.



West African States new sig/date (2017) 1,000-franc note (B121Tq) confirmed

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Like B121Tq, but new date (2017) and new signatures.

Courtesy of Kevin Warfel.



Uganda new sig/date (2017) 10,000-shilling note (B157e) confirmed

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Like B157d, but new date (2017) and new signatures. Prefix BP.

Courtesy of Numisnota (http://numisnota.eu).

Uganda new sig/date (2017) 50,000-shilling note (B159c) confirmed

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Like B159b, but new date (2017) and new signatures. Prefix AS.

Courtesy of Numisnota (http://numisnota.eu).

Mauritania new 1,000-ouguiya note (B130) confirmed

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Courtesy of Olin Yap,