Uganda new sig/date (2017) 20,000-shilling note (B158d) confirmed


Like B158c, but new signatures and new date (2017). Prefix BF.

Courtesy of David Murcek (The Monetary Unit).

Ghana new sig/date (01.08.2017) 1-cedi note (B145h) confirmed


Like B145g, but new signatures and new date (1st AUGUST 2017). Prefix HV.

Courtesy of Andrew Roberts.

Central African States new sig. 10,000-franc note (B110Ue) confirmed



Like B110Ud, but new signatures.

Courtesy of Kevin Warfel.

Central African States new sig. 5,000-franc note (B109Ue) confirmed


Like B109Ud, but new signatures.

Courtesy of Kevin Warfel.

Abkhazia chapter of The Banknote Book is now available


The Abkhazia chapter of The Banknote Book is now available as a free download to all.

This 1-page catalog covers notes issued by the National Bank of the Republic of Abkhazia in 2018. Published 16.10.2018.

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Sri Lanka new sig/date (04.07.2016) 100-rupee note (B125c) confirmed


Like B125b, but new date (2016-07-04) and new signatures. Prefix U/554.

Courtesy of Dave Carr.

Sri Lanka new sig/date (04.07.2016) 5,000-rupee note (B128c) confirmed


Like B128b, but new date (2016-07-04) and new signatures. Prefix R/106.

Courtesy of Dave Carr.

Bolivia new 50-boliviano note reportedly introduced 15.10.2018

According to a press release, the Banco Central de Bolivia plans to introduce the following new 50-boliviano note on 15 October 2018.



Courtesy of Claudio Marana.

Venezuela new 500-bolívar note confirmed



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

Venezuela new 200-bolívar note confirmed




Courtesy of Numisnota (http://numisnota.eu) and Dario Silva.

Hong Kong new sig/date (01.01.2016) 100-dollar note (B420e) confirmed


Like B420d, but new signatures and new date (1 JANUARY 2016). Prefix CA.

Courtesy of Don Cleveland.

Cuba new date (2017) 5-peso note (B905f) confirmed


Like B905e, but new date (2017). Series EQ-09.

Courtesy of Yigal Arkin.

Maldives new sig/date (10.03.2018) 100-rufiyaa note (B219b) confirmed introduced 03.09.2018

According to a press release, on 3 September 2018 the Maldives Monetary Authority introduced new 100-rufiyaa notes like the preceding issues, but with new signature (Ahmed Naseer) and new date (10 MARCH 2018).




Courtesy of Claudio Marana and Thomas Augustsson.

Maldives new sig/date (10.03.2018) 10-rufiyaa note (B216b) confirmed introduced 03.09.2018

According to a press release, on 3 September 2018 the Maldives Monetary Authority introduced new 10-rufiyaa notes like the preceding issues, but with new signature (Ahmed Naseer) and new date (10 MARCH 2018).




Courtesy of Claudio Marana and Thomas Augustsson.

Bahamas new 20-dollar note (B351a) reported introduced 27.09.2018

According to a press release dated 26 September 2018, the Central Bank of the Bahamas has introduced a new 20-dollar note (B351) and is going to be printing the ½- and 3-dollar denominations as part of the CRISP Evolution family.

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Iran new signature 5,000-rial note (B282c) confirmed

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Like B282b, but new signature.

Courtesy of Sabine Leuenberger ().

Sudan new 100-pound denomination reported

According to a Reuters article dated 30 September 2018, the Central Bank of Sudan plans to print 100-pound banknotes for the first time to ease a liquidity crisis exacerbated by rampant inflation.

Ukraine unveils revised 20-hryvnia note (B856) confirmed

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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/) and Hartmut Fraunhoffer (Banknote-Online).



Macau new dog and pig zodiak commemorative 10-pataca notes dated 2018 and 2019 confirmed

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Courtesy of Hartmut Fraunhoffer (Banknote-Online) and Claudio Marana.

Macau new sig/date 1,000-pataca note (B073c) confirmed

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Like B073b, but new signature and new date (11 DE NOVEMBRO DE 2013). Prefix AE.

Courtesy of Sejin Ahn (http://www.facebook.com/myriakorea).