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    Switzerland's New 10 Franc Currency Released October 18

    Introducing the third banknote in Switzerland's new series. Here's what you need to know.

      Switzerland’s new banknote series will reach its halfway mark on October 18 with its newest addition, the 10-franc bill. “More than 20 years have passed since the last banknote series was issued,” according to the Swiss National Bank. In orde...

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    A Secret Story behind Each Currency

    A look at the new commemorative banknotes soon to be released by central banks.

    ... basis. However, how deeply do we look at the bills we pass around each and every day? From Prime Ministers to Olympic winners, banknotes all around the world are created in commemoration of historical events and leaders. Thailand Baht Source:...

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    Top 3 Emerging Trends with International Currency

    From plastic banknotes to digital payments, here’s a look at what’s trending in the global currency market.

    ...ends in global currency right now. 1. Polymer Banknotes Many countries are hopping on the current trend of plastic banknotes. Not only do these display a variety of new features that look neat, they provide an abundance of heightened security ...

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    The Decline of the Euro as an International Currency

    See why the euro is experiencing a decline in its use as an international currency.

      While the U.S. dollar serves as the global reserve currency, the euro is still the second most traded currency today. However, during this past year the use of the euro has declined. With other emerging market currencies on the rise, such as the C...

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    Why Plastic Banknotes Could Be Currency of the Future

    The new £10 note continues the trend of plastic banknotes.

      The Bank of England is continuing the polymer banknote trend with its second plastic banknote design. An idea that originated in Australia, plastic banknotes are becoming more widespread as banks recognize the value in this new trend. Here’s some ...

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    10 Most Traded Currencies in the World

    The Japanese Yen comes in 3rd among the world’s most traded currencies.

      Did you know $5.1 trillion worth of currency is exchanged each and every day? Well it's true according to Business Insider. While this number doesn’t tell us much, there’s more to learn about the currencies that make up this number. Check out...

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    5 Facts About International Currencies

    Whoever said money doesn't grow on trees didn't know these facts.

    ...up many children have heard the common phrase “money doesn’t grow on trees.” Contrary to this statement, many banknotes are actually made of cotton. Did you know the U.S. dollar contains more than 70 percent cotton? Want to know more...

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    Bank of Canada Unveils New $10 Banknote

    Canada celebrates their 150th anniversary of confederation with a new banknote.

    Photo: Bank of Canada   Bank of Canada announced a new $10 banknote in honor of celebrating the 150th anniversary of confederation. It’s set to begin circulation on June 1, 2017 and the day has finally arrived.    &n...

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    Central Bank of Venezuela Demonetizes the 100 Banknote

    First India, now Venezuela has taken the same approach.

    ...ro said it was needed to combat contraband of the bills at the volatile Colombia-Venezuela border. Here is a preview of the new banknotes that will begin circulating in Venezuela on December 15.   Desde el 15 de diciembre de 2016, se incorporar...

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    Bank of Canada Announces New Woman on Currency

    A new iconic woman will be featured on the $10 banknote.

      Bank of Canada has officially announced Voila Desmond as the new woman they will feature on their $10 banknote, set to release into circulation in 2018.  The process of this decision started on March 8, when polls first opened t...

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    9 Insane but True Facts about Currency

    Surprising terms used for currency that you've never heard of before.

    ... 5. Monkey - Origin: United Kingdom by India Meaning: London slang for £500. Derived from the 500 India Rupee banknote, which featured a monkey.   6. Quid - Origin: United Kingdom Meaning: One British Pound. Derived ...

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    Central Bank of Colombia Launches New 5,000 Peso

    This is what you need to know about the new Colombian peso banknote.

    Photo: Banco de la Republica   The Central Bank of Colombia officially launched the new 5 thousand peso banknote into circulation on November 9. This is the fourth new banknote released this year from the family of banknotes that was announced e...

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    Secret Banknote Discovered Inside Ancient Sculpture

    This banknote is over 700 years old and was just found.

      This 700 year old banknote is a unique hidden gem that was found while inspecting a 14th century Buddhist sculpture. The head of Asian art, Ray Tregaskis found it at an auction house in Australia. It was discovered on the inside of the sculptu...

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    Australian Banknote Now Worth One Million

    It was ten shillings then and now it's valued at one million dollars.

    ...o be called a shilling, which was based on the old British sterling system. Now that same ten shilling one hundred year old banknote is valued at one million dollars. “The note’s owner believes the public deserve a chance to see it. As it’s the Com...

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    Indonesia Announces New Rupiah Currency

    The banknotes will feature new designs with seven national heroes.

      Bank Indonesia unveiled plans to introduce seven new banknote designs featuring national heroes, following the publication of Presidential Decree No. 31 on September 5, 2016. On the new banknotes, the phrase of "Negara Kesatuan Republik Indone...

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    Bank of England Introduces New Fiver

    Say hello to the cleaner, safer, and stronger five pound banknote.

      The Bank of England has finally released the new five pound banknote into circulation today. It is now printed on polymer, which is a thin flexible plastic. On the front of the bill you will still see the Queen. On the back it now f...

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    Weekend Wanderlust

    Top social media posts our fans love from September 1 - 8.

    ..., since 1694 to the role it stands for today as the nation's central bank and more for free.  The @boemuseum opens new #banknote gallery https://t.co/VIeOs4aub6 #traveltips #london pic.twitter.com/vUZ62e2Ynr — CurrencyExchangeInt (@CXI_America) S...

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    Bank of England Museum Opens Banknote Gallery

    You can now see currency come to life in London.

      The Bank of England Museum opened a banknote gallery on September 7 to the public in London. This will coincide with the upcoming release of the new five pound banknote on September 13. This captivating museum will take you through the hi...

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    Reserve Bank of Australia Introduced New 5 Dollar

    The new Australian 5 dollar banknote began circulating on September 1.

    Photo: Reserve Bank of Australia   The Reserve Bank of Australia revealed their new $5 banknote earlier this year on April 12. It officially began circulating on September 1. So keep this in mind when you start seeing this new ban...

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    Central Bank of Colombia Introduces 20,000 Peso

    The bank introduced a new bill into circulation with a whole new look.

    Photo: Banco de la República   The Central Bank of Colombia officially released a new 20 thousand peso banknote and began circulating on June 30. This is the second denomination out of the six new family of banknotes scheduled to release this ye...

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    Weekend Wanderlust

    Top social media posts our fans love from July 1 - 7.

    ...; Facebook: European Central Bank Introduces New 50 Euro On Tuesday, The European Central Bank introduced a new 50 euro banknote that is set to start circulating on April 4, 2017. It is a step in the right direction towards an ultra-secure cash sys...

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    European Central Bank Introduces New 50 Euro

    Europe's new €50 banknote was revealed on Tuesday.

      On Tuesday, The European Central Bank introduced a new 50 euro banknote that is set to start circulating on April 4, 2017. It is a step in the right direction towards an ultra-secure cash system. "The introduction of the new €50...

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    Weekend Wanderlust

    Top social media posts our fans love from June 23 - 30.

      Twitter: Bank of England Introduces New Fiver The countdown is on, in a couple of months a new five pound banknote will be introduced. In a recent press release, the Bank of England announced it’s scheduled to release it later this year on Sep...

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    Weekend Wanderlust

    Top social media posts our fans love from May 6 - May 12.

    ...nk Ends 500 Euro Banknotes The European Central Bank has officially decided to discontinue producing the 500 euro banknote on May 4. This decision came in the wake of public opinion claiming that these higher denomination bills ...

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    Bank of England Selects New 20 Pound Banknote

    After a two month process a new face has been chosen to be featured on an upcoming bill.

    ...ril 22 that they have selected J.M.W. (Joseph Mallord William) Turner as the new face to be featured on their upcoming 20 pound banknote. The new Turner banknote is scheduled to be released by 2020 and will be printed on polymer. After a two month proc...

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    Weekend Wanderlust

    Top social media posts our fans love from April 22 - 28.

    Photo: Santorini, Greece   Twitter: 10 of the best hostels and lodges that you have to hike to It looks like some out of the way retreats can only be reached on foot. On the bright side the reward for your long hike is a warm welcome with a ...

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    U.S. Treasury Unveils New $20 $10 and $5 Bill

    Modern Money: Not only is the $20 bill getting an upgrade, so is the $10 and $5 bill.

    ...said Secretary of the U.S. Treasury Jacob J. Lew in an open letter to the public.  The new theme for the next generation of banknotes will be focused on democracy. All of the new banknotes are scheduled to be completed and introduced by 2020. Guess wha...

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    New Zealand Introduces New Currencies

    The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has three new banknotes that will begin circulating soon.

    ... The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has announced three new currency notes that will begin circulating on May 16. The new series 7 banknotes you should be on the lookout for are the $20, $50 and $100 bills. “Our banknotes are the national emblems that are...

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    Swiss National Bank Introduces New 50 Franc

    The Swiss National Bank will soon begin circulating a new 50 franc, here's what you need to know.

    ...d the official release of their new 50 Switzerland Franc on April 12. It’s the first denomination set to be released out of six banknotes that are scheduled to release between 2016 and 2019. Over 20 years have passed by since the last banknote series w...

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    Central Bank of Colombia Introduces New 100,000 Peso

    A new 100,000 Colombian peso started circulating, here’s what you need to know.

    Photo: Banco de la Republica   The Central Bank of Colombia officially released the new 100 thousand peso banknote and began circulating on March 31. This is the first denomination out of the six new family of banknotes scheduled to release this ye...

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    National Bank of Poland to Release New Collector Banknote

    A new collector banknote will be introduced to celebrate 1050th anniversary of Poland.

      The National Bank of Poland has announced they will be releasing a new collector banknote to celebrate the 1050th anniversary of the baptism of Poland. The banknote will be featured on the 20 Poland Zloty and is scheduled to be released on April 1...

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    Weekend Wanderlust

    Top social media posts our fans love from March 24 - 31.

    ...elease New Banknote The Bank of England’s Chief Cashier, Victoria Cleland announced they will be releasing a new five pound banknote on June 2. This change is being made in an effort to transition their banknotes from paper to polymer.    (functio...

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    Bank Of England Set To Release New Banknote

    A new £5 pound banknote will be unveiled to begin circulation soon.

      The Bank of England’s Chief Cashier, Victoria Cleland announced they will be releasing a new five pound banknote on June 2. This change is being made as an effort to transition their banknotes from paper to polymer. The new five pound banknote...

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    Weekend Wanderlust

    Top social media posts our fans love from March 4 - 10.

    ...tes In The World Do you ever stop to actually look at currencies and really notice the amount of detail that is put on each banknote? These are a few of the most beautiful currencies, which are basically a piece of art in your hand.   (function(d,...

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    Canada Will Feature Woman On New Currency

    Bank of Canada announced a woman will be featured on its new banknote and wants your vote.

    ... polls to the public, so they can voice their opinion on which iconic woman should be placed on their new currency. The new banknote is set for release into circulation in 2018. Starting on March 8 until April 15, all Canadians can visit the Bank of Ca...

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    Central Bank of Colombia Reveals Six New Banknotes

    The Central Bank of Colombia will soon introduce its new family of banknotes.

    ...: Banco de la Republica   The Central Bank of Colombia has announced they will release into circulation a new family of banknotes with six denominations: $2,000 $5,000 $10,000 $20,000 $50,000 and $100,000. New features will be introduced on the...

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    Weekend Wanderlust

    Top social media posts our fans love from February 25 - March 3.

    ...itter: Reserve Bank of Australia Announces New 5 Dollar Banknote The Reserve Bank of Australia has announced a new 5 dollar banknote will soon start circulating on September 1, 2016. It will be the first denomination to be released for their next gener...

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    Reserve Bank of Australia Announces New 5 Dollar Banknote

    The Reserve Bank of Australia will soon begin circulating their next generation of banknotes.

    Photo: Reserve Bank of Australia   The Reserve Bank of Australia has announced a new 5 dollar banknote will soon start circulating on September 1, 2016. It will be the first denomination to be released for their next generation of banknotes...

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    Polish National Bank Upgrades 200 Zloty Banknote

    The Polish National Bank released a new 200 banknote into circulation.

    Photo: Polish National Bank   The Polish National Bank has released its new 200 banknote into circulation on Friday, February 12. This new banknote has enhanced security features. The overall design of the new banknote has not changed, but it no...

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    New 20 Euro Banknote Starts Circulating

    The new €20, third in the Europa series has a new look with more dynamic colors.

      The new €20 banknote began circulation on Wednesday, November 25, 2015. It’s more resistant to counterfeiting and the Euro system has provided materials to help the transformation of banknote equipment to the new €20. It has a refreshed new lo...

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