The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) will put 5- and 10-hryvnia coins into circulation to gradually replace paper banknotes of the same denomination.

At the same time, the NBU will introduce updated 50- and 200-hryvnia banknotes with improved security features. They will, according to Banknote Industry News, be released 20 December 2019 and 25 February 2020 respectively.

200-hryvnia

The new notes have more pronounced embossed elements, including features for visually impaired individuals. 

Additionally, the new 200-hryvnia will be equipped with a 4mm wide RAPID® micro-optic security thread by Crane Currency (3D moving effect with the denomination number ‘200’ and the currency symbol) and SICPA SPARK®.

50-hryvnia

Banknote Industry News reports that 4 out of 6 denominations of the new banknote series are equipped with the Rapid security thread by Crane Currency. 

(Photo: The National Bank of Ukraine)

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