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Paper Money – Tactile Features Coming to United States Currency

Paper Money – Tactile Features Coming to United States Currency

Tactile features and more contrast will be added to the Federal Reserve Note in an effort to aid the blind and visually impaired in identifying different US currency denominations United States Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew’s recent announcement of changes to the $5, $10, and $20 Federal Reserve Notes (expected in 2020) heralds many […]

CoinWeek News Wire for June 10, 2016

CoinWeek News Wire for June 10, 2016

By Coinweek ….   CoinWeek News Wire for June 10, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Found a rare coin? Beware, it could be a fake At a metal-detecting rally in 2009 near Linwood, a metal detectorist unearthed a small silver coin which on first glance looked like a half crown of William III (1697-1702). On closer […]

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World Paper Money – Clydesdale Bank’s £5 Polymer Banknote to Enter Full Circulation Sept. 15

World Paper Money – Clydesdale Bank’s £5 Polymer Banknote to Enter Full Circulation Sept. 15

By De La Rue plc….   The Clydesdale Bank has announced today that its new £5 polymer banknote, printed by De La Rue, will be put into circulation from 15 September. David Duffy, Chief Executive Officer of Clydesdale Bank, visited De La Rue’s Gateshead factory to view the £5 polymer banknotes in production. Designed and […]

Paper Money – The World’s 15 Highest Denominations

Paper Money – The World’s 15 Highest Denominations

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez and Coinweek Staff Reports …….   Ever wonder what the highest-denomination currencies are in the world’s top-producing nations? At a time when terrorism and other criminal activities increasingly have the attention of international police and regulatory agencies, there is greater pressure on authorities to eliminate the higher-value denominations of the world’s leading […]

New Zealand’s Brighter Money $20, $50 and $100 Notes Now in Circulation

New Zealand’s Brighter Money $20, $50 and $100 Notes Now in Circulation

By Reserve Bank of New Zealand ….   New Zealand’s new $20, $50 and $100 banknotes have entered public circulation, the Reserve Bank announced on Monday, May 16. The Reserve Bank’s Head of Currency, Property and Security, Steve Gordon, said the release of the remaining Brighter Money Series 7 notes is a significant milestone for […]

Candidates for 2018 Bank Note Featuring Iconic Canadian Woman Announced

Candidates for 2018 Bank Note Featuring Iconic Canadian Woman Announced

By The Bank of Canada ……   The Bank of Canada today announced that the 2018 bank note independent Advisory Council has narrowed to 12 names the list of iconic Canadian women who could be featured on the first bank note of the next series. The 12 prominent Canadian women, who were selected from the […]

World Paper Money – New Scottish £5 Banknote to Feature Female Author Nan Shepherd

World Paper Money – New Scottish £5 Banknote to Feature Female Author Nan Shepherd

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek …….   The Royal Bank of Scotland has announced it will feature a portrait of author Nan Shepherd on a new polymer £5 note to be released later this year. Shepherd will become one of two women to be featured on circulating Scottish currency, with the other female figure a […]

Britain to Debut J.M.W. Turner £20 Banknote in 2020

Britain to Debut J.M.W. Turner £20 Banknote in 2020

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek …….   The Bank of England announced it will release a new £20 banknote featuring artist J.M.W. Turner in 2020. The new £20 pound note will be printed on polymer, as will the next series of £5 and £10 British banknotes. The selection of J.M.W. Turner to appear on the […]

World Currency – New Australian $5 Banknotes Induce Spew of Negative Comments

World Currency – New Australian $5 Banknotes Induce Spew of Negative Comments

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek …….   “Vomit-like” “Clown puke” These are just two of the appalling adjectives being thrown up at the colorful new 2016 Australian $5 banknote. The new $5 note, which incorporates an array of bold colors and “tactile” features (how “chunky” are they?), is designed with the visually-impaired in mind. But […]

World Banknotes – New Zealand to Issue New $20s, $50s and $100s in May

World Banknotes – New Zealand to Issue New $20s, $50s and $100s in May

By Reserve Bank of New Zealand ….   The new $20, $50 and $100 banknotes were revealed at Government House on April 11 by the Governor-General, Lt Gen the Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae. The banknotes were literally bought to life with the kārearea / New Zealand falcon, a feature of the $20 banknote, on […]

By April 13, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
World Banknotes – Bank of England to Unveil New £5 Note Design in June

World Banknotes – Bank of England to Unveil New £5 Note Design in June

By Bank of England …..   ​Victoria Cleland, the Bank of England’s Chief Cashier, has announced that the Bank will unveil the design of the new £5 banknote on Thursday 2 June 2016. In her speech at the Retail Business Technology Expo in London on March 10, Victoria outlined the benefits of polymer banknotes and […]

By April 11, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
World Coins – China Replaces 1 Yuan Note, Other Small Bills with Coins

World Coins – China Replaces 1 Yuan Note, Other Small Bills with Coins

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek …….   The Chinese one-yuan note is about to fold as the new one-yuan coin replaces the paper currency. Many hail the replacement of the one-yuan note, as coins last longer in circulation than paper currency and are thus less expensive to produce over time. But others are concerned that […]

Bear Necessities of Banknotes in the Spink Sale

Bear Necessities of Banknotes in the Spink Sale

This December 8, Spink will be auctioning off a very special series of banknotes during the World Banknotes sale in London. Spink is honoured and delighted to be chosen by Bank of Scotland to auction this very special limited-edition polymer £5 banknote in aid of the Children in Need Foundation. Spink is very excited to […]

By November 10, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Maldives Launches New Family of Polymer Banknotes

Maldives Launches New Family of Polymer Banknotes

By De La Rue, plc….   De La Rue congratulates the Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA) on the occasion of the launch of the exciting new Maldives family of Safeguard® banknotes. As previously announced, the new family of six banknotes – Rufiyaa 10, 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1000 – launched on 1 November has been […]

By November 2, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Nicaragua to Issue New Banknotes Oct. 26

Nicaragua to Issue New Banknotes Oct. 26

By Central Bank of Nicaragua….   The Central Bank of Nicaragua (Banco Central de Nicaragua) has announced that as of October 26, 2015, new banknotes will circulate in denominations of 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 córdobas, in order to meet the demand for cash in circulation over the 2015-2017 period, replenish notes removed […]

By October 14, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
New Zealand 2015 Series 7 $10 Bank Note

New Zealand 2015 Series 7 $10 Bank Note

Description: The Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s Series 7 bank notes were introduced in October 2015 with the release of the NZ$5 and $10 denominations (at the time of writing, $20, $50 and $100 notes are set for release in April 2016). Like Series 6 (originally issued in 1999), Series 7 notes are made of […]

By October 3, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
New Zealand 2015 $5 Bank Note

New Zealand 2015 $5 Bank Note

Description: The Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s Series 7 bank notes were introduced in October 2015 with the release of the NZ$5 and $10 denominations (at the time of writing, $20, $50 and $100 notes are set for release in April 2016). Like Series 6 (originally issued in 1999), Series 7 notes are made of […]

By September 29, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Reserve Bank of New Zealand: Brighter Money ($5s and $10s) Coming Oct. 12

Reserve Bank of New Zealand: Brighter Money ($5s and $10s) Coming Oct. 12

By Reserve Bank of New Zealand….   On September 22, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand announced that the first release of new NZ$5 and $10 notes will take place on Monday, 12 October. From that day, new notes will start to be released from banks and retailers. Expect to see more of them in […]

By September 24, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
UK Switching to Polymer for Upcoming Bank Notes

UK Switching to Polymer for Upcoming Bank Notes

Next £20 note to be printed on polymer By The Bank of England….   On September 2, the Bank of England announced that the next £20 banknote will be printed on polymer–a more secure, durable and cleaner material. In December 2013, the Bank announced that the next £5 and £10 banknotes would be printed on […]

By September 14, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
New Zealand Launches New $5 and $10 Notes

New Zealand Launches New $5 and $10 Notes

By Reserve Bank of New Zealand….   New Zealand Prime Minister John Key along with the Reserve Bank today launched the first two denominations in a series of new banknotes that include new security features. The NZ$5 and $10 final banknotes were revealed at an event at the Bank in Wellington, and will start to […]

By September 1, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Bank of Scotland to Issue New £5 and £10 Polymer Banknotes

Bank of Scotland to Issue New £5 and £10 Polymer Banknotes

By De La Rue, plc….   Bank of Scotland has announced that it will be issuing new £5 and £10 notes on De La Rue’s Safeguard® polymer substrate, including a limited edition £5 to be auctioned to raise money for Bank of Scotland’s Charity of the Year, BBC Children in Need De La Rue is […]

Maldives Announces New Polymer Banknote Family

Maldives Announces New Polymer Banknote Family

By De La Rue, plc….   The Maldives Monetary Authority has announced that it will be launching a new family of seven banknotes on Safeguard. The first denomination – a commemorative new high-value 5,000-Rufiyaa – will be launched at the end of July. The other circulating denominations – 10-, 20-, 50-, 100-, 500- and new […]

Bank of Canada to Issue $20 Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Bank Note

Bank of Canada to Issue $20 Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Bank Note

By The Bank of Canada….   On 9 September 2015, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will become the longest-reigning sovereign in Canadian history, exceeding the reign of her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria. To mark this historic reign, the Bank of Canada / Banque du Canada will issue a special commemorative bank note in 2015. The note […]

IBNS Announces 2014 Banknote of the Year

IBNS Announces 2014 Banknote of the Year

By Dennis Lutz & Robin Hill – IBNS Banknote of the Year Co-ordinators….   The International Bank Note Society (IBNS) announces that its voting membership has for the first time ever selected the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago to receive it prestigious “Bank Note of the Year Award” for 2014. With over 130 new […]

The Gambia Introduces New Commemorative Banknotes, Coins

The Gambia Introduces New Commemorative Banknotes, Coins

The West African nation of The Gambia recently launched new commemorative 20-dalasi (D20.00) polymer banknotes, a new family of paper-based banknotes and commemorative coins celebrating the country’s Golden Jubilee The Central Bank of The Gambia (CBG) in collaboration with the Government of The Gambia received approval to introduce a newly-redesigned family of Gambian circulation notes. […]

New Book Available: “Polymer Bank Notes of the World”

New Book Available: “Polymer Bank Notes of the World”

Stane Straus, Author Interviewer: David Lisot A new book about the material that is replacing paper to make paper money has been written. Polymer is the material that it seems will one day replace all our bank notes. Find out about why this material is being used, what it offers that paper does not, and […]

By October 16, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
U.S. Currency Favorites

U.S. Currency Favorites

By Chad Hawk, PMG Grader – Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) …..   As a grader for PMG, I enjoy the tremendous benefit of seeing some of the world’s greatest notes everyday. I review notes from all over the world and have been able to view more notes than most people encounter in their entire lives. […]

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