New signature on lira banknotes

New signatures can be found on 5 lira (Uysal/Küçük), 20 lira (Uysal/Özbaş) and 200 lira (Uysal/Şener) banknotes.

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Iran to rename currency

Iran is planning to rename its currency to toman after the Iranian government has approved a plan to remove four zeroes from the rial and rename the currency. Toman is a former superunit of the currency that was in use until 1925. Iranians continued using the term for its simple conversion rate of 1 toman = 10 rial. […]

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Turkey has a new central bank governor

Previously a deputy governor, Uysal replaces Murat Cetinkaya as the bank’s governor, a presidential decree says. Turkey removed Murat Cetinkaya as central bank governor on Saturday and replaced him with the bank’s deputy governor, Murat Uysal, according to a presidential decree published in the official gazette. According to a statement by the central bank, Uysal […]

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Azerbaijan considering introduction of polymer banknotes

The Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) is proposing to switch to polymer banknotes in the future, Chairman of Central Bank of Azerbaijan Elman Rustamov said at a press conference in Baku on April 26. Source: Trend.az

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New 10 manat note confirmed

Azerbaijan introduced a renewed 10 manat banknote. It is like the preceding issues (AZ16), but with the bank’s new name and upgraded security features. The introduction was announced by the Central Bank of Uzbekistan on 18 March 2019 with a press release. The renewed 10 manat banknote to be issued to circulation on 18 March 2019 […]

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Kazakhstan to remove Russian from banknotes

Following a degree from the President of Kazakhstan in December 2018, inscriptions in Russian language will disappear from tenge coins and banknotes. Currently, coins and banknotes feature Russian language. But under the new presidential degree, the national currency should be only issued in the state language: Kazakh. The use of foreign languages can be used […]

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New 100 000 Som note confirmed

Uzbekistan introduced a 100,000 som note on 25 February 2019. This plan was announced by the Central Bank of Uzbekistan on 16 February 2019 with a press release.> 100 000 So’m (UZ26)

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New 5 000 Som note confirmed

Coming soon…

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New 20 Som note confirmed

Coming soon…

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