Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Switzerland unveiled a new 10 Francs note in the new series

 

Switzerland unveiled a new 10 Franc note of the ninth banknote series. The new note is scheduled for introduction on October 18, 2017.

The 10 Francs note is the 3rd note of the new series. 20 and 50 Francs notes were issued earlier.

The designs of the remaining denominations (100, 200 and 1000 Francs) have not yet been determined.

 

 

 

In the ninth banknote series the Swiss National Bank is breaking new ground on the design front – it is moving away from the depiction of well-known personalities altogether. Each note in the new series depicts a typically Swiss characteristic, which is then illustrated graphically using a key motif. Each characteristic is communicated via an action, a Swiss location and various graphic elements. The inspiration behind the new banknote series is ‘The many facets of Switzerland’.

The 10-franc note focuses on Switzerland’s organisational talent – expressed by time, the note’s key motif.

Main colour: Yellow
Dimensions: 70 x 123 mm
Date of issue: 18 October 2017

The 20-franc note focuses on Switzerland’s creativity – expressed by light, the note’s key motif.

Main colour: Red
Dimensions: 70 x 130 mm
Date of issue: 17 May 2017

The 50-franc note focuses on the wealth of experiences Switzerland has to offer – expressed by the wind, the note’s key motif.

Main colour: Green
Dimensions: 70 x 137 mm
Date of issue: 12 April 2016

The 100-franc note focuses on Switzerland’s humanitarian tradition – expressed by water, the note’s key motif.

Main colour: Blue
Dimensions: 70 x 144 mm

The 200-franc note focuses on Switzerland’s scientific expertise – expressed by matter, the note’s key motif.

Main colour: Brown
Dimensions: 70 x 151 mm

The 1000-franc note focuses on Switzerland’s communicative flair – expressed by language, the note’s key motif.

Main colour: Purple
Dimensions: 70 x 158 mm

 

Friday, October 13, 2017

Russia unveils new Crimea-themed 200 and 2000 Ruble bank notes

 

Russia unveils new Crimea-themed 200 and 2000 Ruble bank notes on October 12, 2017. The new banknotes will immediately go into circulation in Moscow, Crimea and the far east, before being released nationwide by the end of the year.

 

 

 

The 200 rubles note is green. The front shows the Monument to the Scuttled Ships in Sebastopol. The back shows a view of Tauric Chersonesos (Southern Crimea).

The 2000 rubles is dark blue. The front shows the bridge to the Russian Island in Vladivostock, The back shows the Spaceport Vostochny.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Turkmenistan issued a new series of banknotes to commemorate the 5th Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games

 

Turkmenistan issued a new series of banknotes to commemorate the 5th Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan September 17-27, 2017. The front of each note is similar to previous issue, except with the addition of the Ashgabat 2017 logo on the watermark area at left. The back of each note depicts a building in Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan.

 

 
Front: Togrul Beg Turkmen (990-1063), founder of the Seljuq Empire, and the first sultan of this empire 1037-1063
Back: Ashgabat airport

 

 
Front: Sultan Sanjar Turkmen (1086-1157), last ruler of the Seljuk Empire 1118-1157
Back: Welotrek Sport Toplumy

 

 
Front: Magtymguy Pyragy (1733-1797), Turkmen spiritual leader and philosophical poet
Back: Basa Bas Sowes Sungaty Sport Toplumy

 

 
Front: Gorogly Beg Turkmen
Back: Sportun Oyun Gornuslerinin Toplumy

 

 
Front: Gorgut Ata Türkmen (aka Dede Korkut)
Back: Yenil Atletika Toplumy

 

 
Front: Oguz Han Türkmen
Back: Ashgabat Olimpiya Stadiony