The Bank of South Sudan (BoSS) recently issued 1,000-pound banknotes that look exactly like the existing notes but carry a slightly different name. The new name “South Sudan Pound” replaces the former “South Sudanese Pound” on both the front and back sides of the 1,000-pound denomination. The BoSS announced the change to the public on June 12—the same day the new notes were issued.

Below is a visual comparison of the old and new banknotes:

New 1,000-Pound South Sudan

 

Previous 1,000-Pound South Sudanese note

Both versions of the 1,000-Pound banknote are valid as legal tender. The issuance is in line with the Banking Act of 2012 as well as the Bank of South Sudan Act of 2023 (amended).

Sources/References:

Bank of Sudan

Banknote News

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