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Kyrgyzstan: New Commemorative Banknote
« on: November 14, 2017, 03:53:16 PM »
2000 som commemorative note to be issued in Kyrgyzstan from Nov.17

16:55, 14 November 2017

AKIPRESS.COM - The first 2,000 commemorative banknote will be issued in Kyrgyzstan starting from November 17, the National Bank of Kyrgyzstan said Tuesday.

Governor of the National Bank Kubanychbek Kulmatov said this is the first vertical national currency.

"The commemorative note will be issued by the National Bank in commemoration of the historical state events: the 25th anniversary of Kyrgyzstan's independence and 25th anniversary of introduction of national currency," Kulmatov said.

"The note has an original design reflecting the history of Kyrgyz statehood formation from ancient times until modern days. It will have protection elements of latest generation," according to the head of the cash management department of the NBKR Medina Ashiraliyeva.

It will be valid as payment mean, though the ATM machines and terminals won't accept this banknote.

The price of one 2,000-som banknote will be 2,000 som, the National Bank said.

This note will be issued once.

Kyrgyzstan has 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000, and 5000 som denominations.

Source: Aki Press
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Kyrgyzstan: New Commemorative Banknote
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2018, 03:13:09 PM »
Kyrgyz banknote of 2000 soms wins contest among currencies of Europe and CIS countries

27/02/18 10:02

Bishkek, Feb. 27, 2018 / Kabar /.

A commemorative banknote with a nominal value of 2000 soms became the winner of the International Contest The Best Regional Banknote of 2018 among the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the CIS countries, the press service of the National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic (NBKR) reported.

This reward is awarded for outstanding achievements in the field of design, the use of modern protective elements in the context of decoration, as well as technological equipment and security of the banknote, the bank explained.

"In addition, special attention is paid to the reflection of cultural heritage, as well as the relevance of the overall design and symbols of issuing country. Russian banknotes worth of 200 and 2000 rubles, a commemorative banknote of Armenia with a nominal value of 500 drams, a memorable banknote of Poland with a nominal value of 500 zlotys, as well as a banknote of Georgia with value of 5 lari were also claimed for the highest award," the report said.

The competition for the best regional banknote of the year was held as part of the annual International Conference on High Security Printing, which took place on Feb 19-21 of this year in the Polish capital, Warsaw. High Security Printing is the largest regional annual conference dedicated to production, printing, security elements of banknotes and other securities.

The commemorative banknote of 2000 soms was issued on Nov. 17, 2017 and is devoted to several important events in the history of the country: the 25th anniversary of the independence of the Kyrgyz Republic, the 25th anniversary of the NBKR and the 25th anniversary of the introduction of the national currency.

Source: Kabar
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