Reunion chapter of The Banknote Book is now available

Reunion cover
The Reunion chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale at US$9.99, and as a free download to subscribers.

This 26-page catalog covers notes issued by Ile de la Réunion Trésor Colonial (Colonial Treasury) from 1881 to 1886, Banque de la Réunion (Bank of Reunion) from 1873 to 1944, Caisse Centrale de la France Libre (Central Bank of Free France) from 1944 to 1945, Caisse Centrale de la France d’Outre-Mer (Central Bank of Overseas France) from 1945 to 1948, Institut d’Emision des Départements d’Outre-Mer (Issuing Institute of Overseas Territories) from 1960 to 1971, and Chambre de Commerce de St-Denis (Chamber of Commerce of Saint Denis) in 1918. Published 20.07.2018.

Each chapter of The Banknote Book includes detailed descriptions and background information, full-color images, and accurate valuations. The Banknote Book also features:
  • Sharp color images of note’s front and back without overlap
  • Face value or date of demonetization if no longer legal tender
  • Specific identification of all vignette elements
  • Security features described in full
  • Printer imprint reproduced exactly as on note
  • Each date/signature variety assigned an individual letter
  • Variety checkboxes for tracking your collection and want list
  • Red stars highlight the many notes missing from the SCWPM
  • Date reproduced exactly as on note
  • Precise date of introduction noted when known
  • Replacement note information
  • Signature tables, often with names and terms of service
  • Background information for historical and cultural context
  • Details magnified to distinguish between note varieties
  • Bibliographic sources listed for further research

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West African States new sig/date (2017) 1,000-franc note (B121Dq) confirmed

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Like B121Dp, but new date (2017) and new signatures.

Courtesy of Thomas Neldner.



Poland new sig/date (08.12.2017) 50-złoty note (B861b) confirmed

Like B861a, but new signature and new date (8 GRUDNIA 2017). Prefix AT.

Courtesy of Krzysztof Wojtowicz.


Ukraine unveils revised 20-hryvnia note (B856) to be introduced 25.09.2018

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On 17 July 2018, the National Bank of Ukraine unveiled a revised 20-hryvnia note to be introduced into circulation on 25 September 2018.

Courtesy of Igor Nosenko (http://mycollection.net.ua/).



eSwatini new 200-lilangeni (B104) note reported

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Like Swaziland B238, but with new country name, eSwatini, on back.

Courtesy of Igor Nosenko (http://mycollection.net.ua/).

Geldscheine-Online launches German-language banknote newsletter

Gekdscheine-Online
On 5 July 2018, a new German-language online magazine for paper money collectors was launched called Geldsheine, containing current news about banknotes from all over the world, as well as articles about historical banknotes, notgeld, camp money, literature, and much more.

Venezuela new sig/date (19.08.2014) 2-bolívar note confirmed

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Like P88, but new date (19 DE AGOSTO DE 2014) and new signatures. Prefix V.

Courtesy of Thomas Augustsson.


Pakistan new date (2018) 50-rupee note (B234o) confirmed

Like B234n, but new date (2018). Prefix KT.

Courtesy of Muhammad Zeeshan Yameen.

Pakistan new date (2018) 100-rupee note (B235q) confirmed

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Like B235p, but new date (2018). Prefix PX.

Courtesy of Muhammad Zeeshan Yameen.

Indonesia new date (2018) 100,000-rupiah note (B615c) confirmed

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Like B615b, but new date (2018).

Courtesy of Franer Jürgen.

Solomon Islands new 40-dollar commemorative polymer note (B226) confirmed introduced 05.07.2018

According to a Central Bank of the Solomon Islands press release dated 5 July 2018 as well as a De La Rue press release of the same date, on 7 July 2018, the Central Bank of Solomon Islands introduced a new legal tender 40-dollar polymer banknote and 2-dollar colored coin to commemorate the 40th anniversary of independence. 100,000 notes were printed by De La Rue, and the coins were minted by the Royal Australian Mint. The theme of the note is a celebration of independence with the phrase “A call to the nation to come together as one and move forward.”

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Solomon Islands $40 notes

Courtesy of Thomas Krause, Paul Nahmias, Aidan Work, and www.polymernotes.org.

Ghana new sig/date (04.08.2017) 10-cedi note (B147g) confirmed

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Like B147f, but new date (4th AUGUST 2017) and new signature. Prefix UG.

Courtesy of George Provencal.

Guadeloupe chapter of The Banknote Book is now available

Guadeloupe cover
The Guadeloupe chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale at US$9.99, and as a free download to subscribers.

This 27-page catalog covers notes issued by Banque de Prêt (Loan Bank) from 1848 to 1851, Guadeloupe et Dépendances, Trésor Colonial (Guadeloupe and Dependencies, Colonial Treasury) from 1854 to 1884, Banque de la Guadeloupe (Bank of Guadeloupe) from 1860 to 1945, and Caisse Centrale de la France d’Outre-Mer (Central Bank of Overseas France) from 1944 to 1960. Published 13.07.2018.

Each chapter of The Banknote Book includes detailed descriptions and background information, full-color images, and accurate valuations. The Banknote Book also features:
  • Sharp color images of note’s front and back without overlap
  • Face value or date of demonetization if no longer legal tender
  • Specific identification of all vignette elements
  • Security features described in full
  • Printer imprint reproduced exactly as on note
  • Each date/signature variety assigned an individual letter
  • Variety checkboxes for tracking your collection and want list
  • Red stars highlight the many notes missing from the SCWPM
  • Date reproduced exactly as on note
  • Precise date of introduction noted when known
  • Replacement note information
  • Signature tables, often with names and terms of service
  • Background information for historical and cultural context
  • Details magnified to distinguish between note varieties
  • Bibliographic sources listed for further research

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Romania new coat of arms/date (2018) 50-leu note confirmed

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Like P120, but new date and new coat of arms.

Courtesy of Marius Rosca (Pecunia Auctions/www.ebancnote.ro).

India new sig/date (2018) 1-rupee note confirmed

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Like P117, but new date (2018) repositioned on back, and new signatures. Inset letter L.

Courtesy of Claudio Marana.

West African States new sig/date (2016) 5,000-franc note (B123Tp) confirmed

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Like B123To, but new date (2016) and new signatures.

Courtesy of Kevin Warfel.



Poland new 20-złoty commemorative note (BNP822) reported for 31.08.2018 introduction

According to a press release dated 5 July 2018, the National Bank of Poland plans to introduce 50,000 new 20-złoty commemorative notes on 31 August 2018 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of independence.

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Courtesy of Jan Boguś.

Poland new sig/date 50-złoty note reported for 16.07.2018 introduction

According to a press release dated 5 July 2018, the National Bank of Poland plans to introduce a revised 50-złoty note on 16 July 2018. It appears this is merely a signature and date variety of B861, not a new type.

Courtesy of Jan Boguś.


Jordan new sig/date (2018) 5-dinar note (B230g) confirmed

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Like B230f, but new signatures and new date (2018 ٢٠١٨).

Courtesy of Dennis Zammit.

Tunisia chapter of The Banknote Book is now available

Tunisia cover new
The Tunisia chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale at US$9.99, and as a free download to subscribers.

This 39-page catalog covers notes issued by Dar-el-Mal in 1846, Banque de l’Algérie (Bank of Algeria) from 1904 to 1948, Banque de l’Algérie et de la Tunisie (Bank of Algeria and Tunisia) from 1949 to 1952, Régence de Tunis (Regency of Tunis) from 1918 to 1943, and Banque Centrale de Tunisie (Central Bank of Tunisia) from 1958 to present. Revised 02.07.2018.

Each chapter of The Banknote Book includes detailed descriptions and background information, full-color images, and accurate valuations. The Banknote Book also features:
  • Sharp color images of note’s front and back without overlap
  • Face value or date of demonetization if no longer legal tender
  • Specific identification of all vignette elements
  • Security features described in full
  • Printer imprint reproduced exactly as on note
  • Each date/signature variety assigned an individual letter
  • Variety checkboxes for tracking your collection and want list
  • Red stars highlight the many notes missing from the SCWPM
  • Date reproduced exactly as on note
  • Precise date of introduction noted when known
  • Replacement note information
  • Signature tables, often with names and terms of service
  • Background information for historical and cultural context
  • Details magnified to distinguish between note varieties
  • Bibliographic sources listed for further research

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