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    Switzerland's New 10 Franc Currency Will Be Released October 18

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

    ...sued,” according to the Swiss National Bank. In order to keep up with the technological innovations of today’s banknotes, the SNB was due for a new series to stay up to date with high security standards, and the modern design banknotes are...

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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.

    ...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 insight on the new £10 note a...

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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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    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.

      Did you know slang has been used to describe money for centuries? Giving us a wide range of expressions to use in reference to currency. There's many slang expressions you've probably never heard of before. Here's a full list ...

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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.

    ... 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 earlier this year. In an effort to strengthen the security of their banknotes, and facilitate t...

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    Australian Banknote Now Worth One Million

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

      The Sydney Money Expo unveiled a rare opportunity for everyone to see Australia’s most valuable currency. In 1913 the Australian dollar used to be called a shilling, which was based on the old British sterling system. Now that same ten shillin...

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    Indonesia Announces New Rupiah Currency

    The banknotes will feature new designs with seven national heroes.

    ...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 Indonesia" (The Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia) will replace the ...

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    Bank of England Introduces New Fiver

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

    ...knote app for use on iOS devices or Android devices. This will help you get a more detailed look at all current Bank of England banknotes with a backlight function and viewing under ultra-violet (UV) light.    .video-container { posit...

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    Weekend Wanderlust

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

      Twitter: Bank of England Museum Opens Banknote Gallery This captivating new museum gallery will take you through the history of the bank, since 1694 to the role it stands for today as the nation's central bank and more for free.  The @...

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    Reserve Bank of Australia Introduced New 5 Dollar

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

    ...e Reserve Bank of Australia said, “Innovative new security features have been incorporated to help keep Australia’s banknotes secure from counterfeiting into the future. On the $5 banknote, these are the Prickly Moses wattle and the Eastern Spi...

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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.

    ... 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 year.  Now let's take a closer look, on the front of the banknote as you see below, is d...

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    Weekend Wanderlust

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

      Twitter: An Intro to Traveling the Epic Country of Canada Whether you’re ready to set off on an epic quest to cross the country or just want to see if Canada lives up to the hype, it’s time to learn what you’re in for. ...

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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.

        Twitter: Top 10 Islands in the World You Must Visit TripAdvisor released their top 10 islands in the world. Here’s some travel tips and eye candy for you. We also included some currency exchange comparison against th...

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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.

    ...culation in 2017.   JMW Turner, Jane Austen and Sir Winston Churchill are the faces to appear on the next #polymer #banknotes pic.twitter.com/ENSFhR9z85 — Bank of England (@bankofengland) April 27, 2016   “I am delighted to announce...

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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.

    ...e 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 year.  It's predominantly green in color and features the image of President Carlos Ller...

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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.

    ...this new collection banknote is Krystian Michalczuk and the dimensions will be 144 x 77 mm. Now for those of you that know most banknotes are one of a kind collectible pieces of art, must also know they are symbolic pieces of history. So we invite you to t...

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    Weekend Wanderlust

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

    ...nnounced 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.    (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementByI...

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    Bank Of England Set To Release New Banknote

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

    ...nnounced 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 will begin circulating in September 2016. It will feature Sir W...

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    Weekend Wanderlust

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

    Photo: Cape Point, South Africa   Twitter: Google Unveils New Way To Plan Your Vacation On The Go  Google has introduced a new search feature called Destinations, which can be used for some destination inspiration. And what better time to st...

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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.

    Photo: Flickr/KMR Photography   Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Finance Bill Morneau, announced on International Woman’s Day that the Bank of Canada has opened their polls to the public, so they can voice their opinion on which ico...

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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.

    ...will soon start circulating on September 1, 2016. It will be the first denomination to be released for their next generation of banknotes. Reserve Bank of #Australia Announces New 5 Dollar Banknote https://t.co/3KXUXGe3AR #CurrencyExchange #TravelT...

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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.

    ...will soon start circulating on September 1, 2016. It will be the first denomination to be released for their next generation of banknotes.   Australian Governor, Glenn Stevens said, “The new banknotes will have a range of security features t...

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