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Romania has new 100-lei banknote

The National Bank of Romania has put a gold coin and a commemorative collector banknote into circulation. According to the bank, the coin is dedicated...

Banknotes Celebrate the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing

Four commemorative banknotes are being issued in honor of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games to be held in Beijing 4 to 20 February 2022....

Australia’s redesigned $100 banknote

The Reserve Bank of Australia launched the redesign of the new $100 dollar banknote today.  According to the Next Generation Banknote Programme, the $100 note...

Bank of Albania Issues New 500- and 2,000-Lekë Banknotes

The Bank of Albania put into circulation two new banknotes, in denominations of 500 Lekë and 2000 Lekë, on 17 January 2022. The new...

UAE Issues New 5- and 10-Dirham Polymer Banknotes [Updated]

The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (CBUAE) introduced two new 5- and 10-Dirham banknotes, on 21 April 2022 and 26 April 2022,...

What are the key features of a modern electronic passport?

Over the last years, more and more countries decided to switch to polycarbonate for the data page of their new electronic passports. The main...