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Mauritania’s central bank releases new note

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The Central Bank of Mauritania has released a new UM5000 ($17) note after Mohamed Abdel Aziz, Mauritania's President, signed legislation on Sunday introducing it into circulation.

The new olive-coloured bill will become the highest-denomination note in circulation. The bill features a "hidden" image of its face value towards the left-hand side of the note, in addition to the existing security elements on notes now in circulation.

The bill is 15 centimetres by 7 centimetres in size and has one

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