Polymer 1000s issued in April 2022!
A new banknote series, which began in April 2022 with the 1000-peso banknote, will focus on fauna and flora in the Philippines as well as those with positive Filipino images like the tamaraw (Mindoro dwarf buffalo or Bubalus mindorensis), sampaguita (Jasminum sambac, a sweetly scented tropical flower) et al. instead of heroes.
On Monday, April 4, 2022, the Bank of Scotland announced that its new £100 polymer banknote will be issued on Monday, May 9, 2022.
Congratulations to Mexico! The Banco de México wins the IBNS "Bank Note of the Year Award" 2021!
Casa de Moneda de Chile S.A. presents their first housenote, produced 100% on polymer substrate and manufactured in their facilities. A high security banknote that values Chilean heritage, with a modern and innovative design that identifies and represents CdM.
On Monday, March 21, 2022, Barbados Governor Cleviston Haynes announced that a new series of polymer banknotes will be issued at the end of the year (December 2022).
On Tuesday, March 8, 2022, Jamaica announced its new family of polymer banknotes, which will begin with the issuance of a new polymer $2,000 banknote. No dates of issue have been announced yet.
Ulster Bank will complete its current polymer series with the issuance of a £50 banknote on June 15, 2022. The design of the new £50 note was unveiled on March 8, 2022, International Women's Day 2022. The banknote heavily features women working in Northern Ireland's burgeoning life sciences industry.
On Thursday, January 20, 2022, Dr. Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput, the Governor of The Bank of Thailand (BOT), unveiled a new 20-baht polymer banknote, scheduled for release into circulation on March 24, 2022.
A collective of design agencies from Scotland's creative industries scene played a central role in the Royal Bank of Scotland's pioneering "The People's Money" banknotes: the "Fabric of Nature" family of notes. This current series of polymer banknotes comprises four denominations, all printed on De La Rue's Safeguard® polymer substrate.
On Friday, January 28, 2022, Dr. Gobind Ganga, Governor of the Bank of Guyana, unveiled a new polymer commemorative banknote that will go into circulation on or before February 14, 2022.
Romania issued a 20 lei note in 2021 featuring Ecaterina Teodoroiu. This banknote is Romania's first legal tender banknote that only features a woman.
We have been receiving an overwhelmingly positive response regarding our POLYMER 2021 catalog. We are also working on corrections, updates and additions for future editions, and are thankful to everyone sending their comments to us. This post contains only the most important corrections and changes to POLYMER 2021 and will be updated as needed.