Tag: Bank notes
For decades, Filipino banknotes have featured three World War II heroes. A new series celebrates the country’s flora and fauna – and arouses fierce opposition. The case shows: money is certainly more than just a means of payment.
The Friedberg catalog of Paper Money from the United States has become a standard reference book on the subject over the last 68 years. The 22nd revised edition of 2021 is available in three different formats.
With 300,000 banknotes, the HVB Stiftung Geldscheinsammlung is arguably the world’s largest collection of its kind. It is curated by the Giesecke+Devrient Stiftung and will therefore take on the new name Giesecke+Devrient Stiftung Geldscheinsammlung.
In the World Banknote Summit’s conference program a “must” topic is of course the learnings from the Covid-19 pandemic, but also digital currencies and the future of cash. The event will be held online from 22nd to 24th November 2021 and registrations are open.
Over the last years the Bank of England has introduced new polymer £20 and £50 banknotes. The replaced paper-printed denominations will soon loose their legal tender status. Michael Alexander explains what this means if you are still keeping old paper banknotes at home.
The Bank of England regularly offers Online Talks. Curator Kirsty Parsons will take you on a journey as she explores the £50 note through time.