Tuesday, 27 July 2021
These two notes are from Guinea. although they have the 1st march 1960 on the notes, they were actually issued in 2006 and 2015 respectively. the 1000franc note has a girl on the front and ore mining on the back. the 100 franc note has a woman on the front and banana harvesting on the back.
More Guinea notes HERE
Two notes from Tanzania here the 500 and the 1000 shillings notes. Both are from the 2010 issue. the green 500 shillings note has sheik Abeid Amani karume, the first president of Zanzibar, on the front and central Hall of the Dar es Salaam university on the reverse. whereas the blue 1000 shilling note has julius kambarage Nyerere on the front and the State house on the reverse.
More Notes from Tanzania HERE
More Zimbabwean notes here
Friday, 18 June 2021
This is the Uruguayan 20 pesos note issued in 2015. The front has Juan zorrilla de san martin, who is considered the national poet of Uruguay. The reverse has one of his poems “la legendary patria” ( the fatherland legend).
This is a 1000 shilling note from Somaliland and it was issued in 2006. Somaliland is an unrecognised state which internationally is considered to be part of Somalia. The front has a lion and an African woman, whereas the reverse has a standing lion and a camel to the right.
This is the 5 krooni note from Estonia, issued in 1994. It has Paul Keres, an Estonian chess player, on the front and Narva castle and the Ivangorod fortress on the reverse. the castle being in Estonia and the fortress being in Russia !!
More notes from Estonia HERE
The bank of Eritrea 10 nafta note is from 2012 and has a triptych of Eritrean girls on the front and the Eritrean railway on the reverse. Its not often you get females on notes and this one has 3 but its a pity we dont know who they are
This note is the 1 dollar note from the Bahamas and was issued in 2008. It features Lynden Pindling, the father of the nation on the front and the marching band of the Bahamian police on the reverse.
more notes from the bahamas HERE
Sunday, 11 April 2021
Friday, 2 April 2021
This is the 500 franc note from the Democratic Republique of Congo. it was issued in 2013 and has diamond miners and diamond mining in the Etroite valley. it has the head of an okapi as a watermark.