Libya new 1-dinar commemorative note (B550a) reportedly introduced 18.02.2019

According to a press release dated 18 February 2019, the Central Bank of Libya has apparently introduced a new polymer 1-dinar note (B550a) to commemorate the 8th anniversary of the revolution.


Gibraltar new 10-shilling numismatic product (BNP102a) confirmed

To commemorate World Tourism in 2018, the Government of Gibraltar created an official replica of the 10-shilling note of 1934 (B112) with a nominal legal tender value of 50 pence, and sold by the Gibraltar Philatelic Bureau for £2.50.


Courtesy of Thomas Augustsson and Artem Shevchenko.

West African States new date (2018) 10,000-franc note (B124Dr) confirmed

Like B124Dq, but new date (2018).

Courtesy of Thomas Neldner.

Indonesia new signature 5,000-rupiah note (B611d) confirmed

Like B611c, but new signatures.

Courtesy of Andrew Sidelnikov.

Brazil new signature 20-real note (B877d) confirmed

Like B877c, but new signatures. Prefix GE.

Courtesy of Jacek Stącel.

Nigeria new signature 500-naira note (B228u) confirmed

Like B228t, but new signatures. Prefix AA/98.

Courtesy of Alex Zlotin.

Nigeria new signature 20-naira note (B232s) confirmed

Like B232r, but new signatures. Prefix EW.

Courtesy of Alex Zlotin.

Vietnam new date (2018) 100,000-dong note (B346l) confirmed

Like B346k, but new date (2018).

Courtesy of Rafal Nogowczyk (Nogowczyk).

Vietnam new date (2018) 20,000-dong note (B344i) confirmed

Like B344h, but new date (2018).

Courtesy of Rafal Nogowczyk (Nogowczyk).

Ukraine new sig/date (2018) 1- and 2-hryvnia notes confirmed

On 14 March 2018, the National Bank of Ukraine announced that it would stop issuing banknotes of 1, 2, 5, and 10 hryven, and would gradually replace worn notes with coins of the same denominations. However, the bank has since sold 60-note sheets of legal tender 1- and 2-hryven notes dated 2018 with signature 10. Any such individual notes have been cut from sheets.


Courtesy of Mykhaylo Kharytonov (mbank_notes on eBay).

Trans-Dniester new 1-ruble commemorative note (B227) reportedly introduced 15.02.2019

According to a press release, on 15 February 2019, the Trans-Dniester Republican Bank introduced a 1-ruble banknotes commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan. 1,500 pieces were issued into circulation.


Courtesy of Albert Vokhmin and S. Hakim Hamdani.

Uzbekistan new 100,000-som note (B216a) reported for introduction 25.02.2019

According to a press release dated 16 February 2019, Uzbekistan plans to introduce a 100,000-som note (B216a) on 25 February 2019.


Courtesy of Albert Vokhmin.

Indonesia new date (2018) 10,000-rupiah note (B612c) confirmed

Like B612b, but new date (2018).

Courtesy of Franer Jürgen.

Hungary new sig/date (2019) 10,000-forint note (B591c) confirmed

Like B591b, but new date (2019) and new signatures. Prefix HA.

Courtesy of Ilkka Malmi.

Romania new 5-leu note (B287a) confirmed

Like B279, but with the new coat of arms and a new date.

Courtesy of Catalin Vasilache.

Czech Republic new 100-korun numismatic product (BNP101a) confirmed

The Česká Národní Banka held a competition to design a new 100-korun banknote featuring Alois Rasin to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Czechoslovak koruna. On 1 March 2018, the bank announced its decision to approve the following design submitted by painter Eva Hašková. The new note was sold at a premium to face value beginning on 31 January 2019.


Courtesy of Kevin Klauss and Manfred Dietl.

Northern Ireland First Trust Bank to cease banknote issuance on 30.06.2022

According to a press release dated February 2019, First Trust Bank will cease issuing its own banknotes and will be replacing them with Bank of England notes as they are withdrawn from circulation. The First Trust Bank notes can continue to be used until 30 June 2022, after which time they will cease to be legal tender.


Hungary new 500-forint note (B587.5) confirmed introduced 01.02.2019

According to a press release dated 3 July 2018, the new 500-forint notes will enter circulation on 1 February 2019, although they were declared legal tender from 4 July 2018.

Like B581, but new color scheme and improved security features.

Courtesy of Thomas Augustsson, Claudio Marana, and Ilkka Malmi.

Bolivia new 100-boliviano note (B420a) confirmed introduced 15.01.2019


Courtesy of Thomas Augustsson and Mauricio Acosta.

Bahamas new ½-dollar note (B348a) confirmed introduced 24.01.2019

According to a press release dated 17 January 2019, the Central Bank of the Bahamas planned to introduce a new ½-dollar note (B348a) on 24 January 2019.


Courtesy of Numisnota (, Marcus Rosenburg, and James Pickering.