The Central Bank of Gambia launched a 20 Dalasis Polymer plastic commemorative and a redesigned series of banknotes including a 200 Dalasis on February 25, 2015.
The 20 Dalasis polymer will be put into circulation on Monday March 2, 2015 while the redesigned series will be issued on Monday March 30, 2015.
This is the first polymer banknotes to be issued by the Central Bank of Gambia and is to Commemorate 20 Years of the July 22nd Revolution.
The Polymer Banknote design is similar to the existing 25 Dalasis note except in green color and has a portrait of President Yahya Jammeha. The note is dated 22nd July 2014 with an inscription "20 Years of Progress and Self-Reliance" on the front center bottom.
The new series of redesigned paper-based banknotes has the same denominations as the existing series except the 25 Dalasis is replaced by a 20 Dalasis. In addition, the series includes a new 200 Dalasis. All the notes are smaller in size than previous issues and bear the portrait of President Yahya Jammeha. This new family of banknotes will circulate along with existing banknotes.