Wednesday, 21.08.2019

Tag: Bank notes

Bank of England unveils personality to be featured on next generation £50 polymer banknote

Alan Turing will be featured on the new British £50 polymer note. He unveiled the secret of the German Enigma encryption, was one of the most important pioneers of theoretical computer science and was chemically castrated by the British Government in order to cure his homosexual orientation.

New 20 Rupee Banknotes Join Second “Mahatma” Series

The Reserve Bank of India have announced they will shortly issue the much anticipated 20 Rupee banknote. Hence, the country is coming closer to completing their second series portraying Mahatma Ghandi on the obverse and sites of cultural importance on the reverse.

New Banknotes and Coins to Usher in the Era of Reiwa

As Japan welcomed a new Emperor and a new Imperial era on May 1st, 2019, the country’s currency will reflect this change from 2021 on. 3D holograms on banknotes and the coins’ bi-metallic composition are just a few of the numerous updates we can expect.

Uzbekistan Release New 100,000 Som Banknote

As Uzbekistan introduce new 100,000 Som banknotes, the move is seen as alleviating the crucial shortage of smaller denominated notes for daily cash transactions. The theme of the banknotes is dedicated to the Uzbek scientist Mirzo Ulugbek.

The Ultimate Catalog of Norwegian Paper Money

Kjell William Riibe is not only the owner of Riibe Mynthandel. He is also an enthusiastic collector who published his enormous collection of Norwegian paper money in 2018. Ursula Kampmann has taken a look at the new standard reference work.

Australia Reveals New Generation 20 Dollar Banknote

The Reserve Bank of Australia has unveiled the fourth banknote in their second polymer series first launched in 2016. It has undergone a re-design, depicting two outstanding Australian personalities, and includes updated security features.

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, USA-Baltimore, MD

28.2.2019- Joel R. Anderson Collection of US Paper Money Part IV - Stack’s Bowers Galleries offered Part IV of the Joel R. Anderson Collection of US Paper Money and achieved nearly $8 million. Thus the total prices realized for the collection raised to $34,126,980 making it the most valuable US paper money cabinet ever sold at auction.
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