Unfit Banknote Recycling Solutions – a Study from Kusters

Kusters, a family-owned company founded in 1911, has been at the forefront of destruction and shred handling equipment for both banknotes and coins since the 1970s, and has an installed base of more than 700 systems in various applications in over 80 countries.

Sustainability - December 22, 2022 midnight

Bank of England Unveils New Charles III Notes

The new look of banknotes featuring the image of King Charles has been unveiled by the Bank of England. The portrait will be the only change to existing designs of £5, £10, £20 and £50 notes and will start to enter circulation from mid 2024.

Banknotes - December 22, 2022 midnight

A Celebration of Independence – and Technology

In November 2022, Algeria’s central bank, the Banque d’Algérie, issued a new 2,000 dinar banknote to commemorate 60 years of Algerian independence and to mark the occasion of the 31st Summit of the League of Arab States, which was hosted in Algiers.

Banknotes - December 22, 2022 midnight

FIFA World Cup Banknote

The Qatar Central Bank has issued a commemorative banknote to mark the FIFA World Cup, which is taking place in the country from 18 November to 20 December.

Banknotes - December 2, 2022 midnight

Liberia Reaches for the Stars

The Central Bank of Liberia is currently replacing its 2016 banknotes with a new series, which include updated designs and a new high denomination of L$1,000.

Banknotes - December 2, 2022 midnight

BSP Estimates Savings with Polymer

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has said it will save as much as P2.4 billion (US$40 million) from the conversion of paper 1,000 piso banknotes to polymer due to their longer lifespan.

Substrates - November 4, 2022 12:01 a.m.

New Monarch, New Currencies

The death of HM Queen Elizabeth II on 8 September was a time of mourning and reflection on her remarkable life as the second longest reigning monarch in history.

Free - October 5, 2022 midnight